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Old 12-11-2019, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Bumbershoot View Post
I always enjoy watching the roadrunners around here; it's very easy to think of them as little dinosaurs (especially when they're hunting lizards). This one looks a lot like your Anchiornis. And this one resembles the microraptor.
Behold the terror that is the Common Merganser!

ETA: The first time I saw one walking on land( something they don't do a lot of ), I thought it looked distinctly raptorial, with a triangular crested head, toothy mouth and the way the feet are set father back in the body giving it a kind of lurching, menacing gait.

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