This planet that we live on, has been the home for a huge amount of animals throughout different ages of time. Even though we humans do not share this planet with those pre-historic animals, we certainly are interested in them. Even since the early 1900s, artists have always tried to depict their take on these amazing creatures through art.
With the development of art forms along with technology, pre-historic animals became more familiar to the world via pop culture. With the developing technology and information that is being uncovered, we get to learn more about these fascinating animals. Among a lot of interested people, ‘Paleorex’ is one of them. He is a paleoartist who goes by ‘Paleorex’ on social media. A paleoartist is an artist who creates art to depict paleontology through it. He creates amazing graphical art to present these creatures in his own POV. Scroll down to check them out below.
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This animal is widely misinterpreted through pop culture. But this dinosaur shows very similar features to today’s birds, especially feathers.
This is a 250-kilo cat that lived around 10,000 years ago. With sharp fangs growing out of its mouth, it hunted mammals and was an apex predator of its time.
This flying creature hunted aquatic prey in shallow waters. It lived around 180 million years before us and its beak makes it very unique.
This is one of the most iconic dinosaurs to ever live on Earth. With its horn structure, strength, and bone structure, it could fight against even the mightiest predators of its time.
This was also a large cat that had saber-like fangs growing out of their mouths. These animals are agile but ferocious predators of their time.
These animals lived around 75 million years ago. Very famous for their thick skull, they are plant-eating animals who would use their heads to
A type of pterosaur which a distinctive beak that is large and noticeable.
Weighing around 700 kg, this bear dominated the plains in the Ice Ages. Known for its huge build, it had a massive advantage making it a fine predator for that age.
This type of dinosaur was the very first generation that lead to the evolution of the T-Rex 95 million years before it walked the Earth.
This was the biggest dinosaur to ever exist on the face of this planet. Their build made it immune to almost every predator in the Mesozoic-age. Weighing around 50 metric tons and of a 26-meter length in general, life will never be this big, ever.
This is a dog-like creature found around the Pakistan region. It lived both on land and in the water around 48 million years ago.
This bird was placed in the early Cretaceous-ages. Located in China, this animal had a 3.5-meter wingspan making it a medium-sized flying dinosaur.
This dinosaur was known for its thick skull and head-butting in the Late-Cretaceous-Period.
This is the predator at the top of the food chain. It hunted both herbivores and carnivores in the Jurassic-era. Its fossil suggests that it could’ve grown up to 12 meters.
A bird-like creature who walked with feathers covering its body. It is suggested that these creatures could have grown up to 1.5 meters in length and 5 kilos in weight.
A canine sort of animal that had long saber teeth. It was located in the Russian region in the Late-Permian-period. These animals can grow to 3.5 meters in length and 300 kilos in weight.
This dinosaur was another iconic animal. The bony crest on its skull makes it special. Weighing over 2 tons, this animal was a big herbivore back in the Cretaceous-period.
These were also a popular set of pterosaurs that lived in the Late Jurassic-era. Even though they were not the biggest flying dinosaurs, these are most likely the most popular ones.
This is a dinosaur from the Early-Cretaceous-ages. It becomes very recognized because of its short but tall appearance as well as its beak-like snout to cut and eat plants.
This animal had one of the biggest brains compared to its body. Having built like a velociraptor, this animal seems to have hunted smaller prey.
Let us know what you think about these amazing animals that once walked on Earth as well as the artistic ability of this artist.
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