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What came first?

So, I updated this one.  It’s about twice as long now and more fully reflects the intricacies of a true internet debate.

(There’s a lot of text in thi… 12 more words



I drew an archaeopteryx today.

What a pretty birdie!  ;)


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Original Sculptural Wall Art

This life-sized Archaeopteryx was sculpted using simple ingredients: a female turkey who was hit by a truck at the Branigan Turkey Farm, free-range rooster feet from an Asian market, a snake skeleton found in the Everglades, turkey feathers, various types of sand and minerals, paint, and papier mache. 214 more words

Animal Illustrations

No, I've not been hibernating! - January and February 2016

Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything about 2016 yet – mainly because I’ve spent three weeks in India. 1,135 more words


The Papo Archaeopteryx stands about 2 3/4 inches high, is 4 1/2 inches long and has a wingspan of approximately 5 1/4 inches.  Papo makes a lot of excellent dinosaur figures, and this one is no exception.  138 more words


Jeholornis nests within current Archaeopteryx specimens

That Jeholornis nests
as the Chinese Archaeopteryx comes as no surprise. Jeholornis was always considered a close relative of Archaeopteryx. The key difference here (Fig. 829 more words

Reptile Family Tree