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Epidexipteryx by NTamura Epidexipteryx by NTamura
Epidexipteryx hui, the strange looking maniraptoran from the Late Jurassic of China. Body length without the 4 long ribbon-like tail feathers is about 25 cm. Proportions based on :icondinomaniac:'s skeletal.

Updated. Made it fluffier...
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:iconryivhnn:
Ryivhnn Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is an odd looking little thing. I'm quite fascinated by those fingers.
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011
Yes, they have the scientists scratching their heads...
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xPLPx Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011
is it related to Archaeopteryx?
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011
Ah, difficult question... According to the latest analysis by Lee an co-workers, both Archaeopteryx and Epidexipteryx are Avialians, so in that sense they are related...
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Albertonykus Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010
Your scansor made it into a book... [link]
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010
Yep, I know. Thanks...
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:iconthatartisticmofo:
ThatArtisticMofo Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
Hey! Your illustration is on the wikipedia article...
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
Yes indeed ...
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:iconlynnie0311:
Lynnie0311 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2008   Photographer
gawjus little fella!
:+fav:
:+favlove:
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2008
Cute, isn't it?
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:iconlynnie0311:
Lynnie0311 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2008   Photographer
very cute. reminds me a little of an archeaopteryx :)
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2008
Ah?
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:iconlynnie0311:
Lynnie0311 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2008   Photographer
im just bein wierd lol
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2008
Epidexipteryx is the weird one ;)
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:iconlynnie0311:
Lynnie0311 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2008   Photographer
lol true but still a little cutie!
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2008
:)
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:iconamoeba-like-thingy:
Amoeba-like-thingy Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2008
Very strange (and kind of cute in that picture).

I wonder what those long fingers could have been for...
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2008
I wonder too...
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:iconemperordinobot:
EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2008
Such a freaky dinosaur...
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2008
Isn't it?
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:iconemperordinobot:
EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2008
Yeah, it is!:o
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Zippo4k Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2008
Was this drawn or done with 3d graphics program? :?
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:iconntamura:
NTamura Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2008
Yes, in part.
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