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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth by BrandonSPilcher

The mists are a nice touch, as is the 'apex predator on the cliff announcin' its territory claim' sitch. Gotta love the classics. This ...

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Common name: TBN
Scientific name: Torvosaurus tanneri
Year named: 1979, by Galton & Jensen
Meaning: 'Tanner's savage reptile'
LP: 220
Length: 26-36'
Height: 13'
Weight: 1-2 ½ tons
Time: late Jurassic, 153-148/145-143 mya
Range: Utah, Wyoming, Colorado- Morrison Formation, Portugal- Lourinha Formation
Biome: short wet season, ortherwise semiarid with open floodplain with riverine forests, semiarid floodplain praries, fern meadows, riverine forests with short wet season
Frequency: Rare
Organization: Solitary or mated pair
Diet: medium to large sized dinosaurs
Neighbors: Allosaurus fragilis, Amblotherium debilis, Amphicoelias fragillimus, Apatosaurus ajax/excelsus/louisae, Brachiosaurus altithorax, Camarasaurus lentus/supremus, Camptosaurus dispar, Ceratosaurus dentisulcatus/magnicornis/nasicornis, Coelurus fragilis, Diplodocus longus, Drinker nisti, Dryosaurus atlus, Fruitadens haagarorum, Harpactognathus gentryii, Kepolestes coloradensis, Koparion douglassi, Mymoorapelta, Ornitholestes hermanii, Stokesosaurus clevelandi, Stegosaurus armatus/stenops
Enemies: Allosaurus, Ceratosaurus
Danger Level: Very high/Extreme

The megalosaurid Torvosaurus is the one of the largest predators of the Jurassic period. It rivals Tyrannosaurus in terms of size. The name Torvosaurus means 'savage lizard' and is very fitting, seeing as these ferocious carnivores prey mercilessly on anything they can catch, even taking down enormous sauropods. Torvosaurus live in savannas near floodplains, where they sometimes terrorize communities of farmers and herders.

A torvosaurus preys upon just about everything that moves. It strategy is to charge in and bite. When attacking a smaller creature, the torvosaurus grabs it and thrashes it about until it dies.
Paleo Files: Torvosaurus
A Jurassic brute from North America and Portugal
Common name: TBA
Scientific name: Tenontosaurus tilletti
Year named: 1970, by John Ostrom
Meaning: 'the Family of Lloyd Tillett's Tendon reptile'
Length: 20-23/27'
Height: 6-7'
Weight: 1300 lb/ 1-2.2 tons
Time: early Cretaceous, 125-100 mya
Range: Montana- Cloverly Formation, Texas- Twin Mountain Formation
Biome: semiarid floodplain, river deltas & swamps, savannah to coastal
Frequency: Common
Organization: herds of up to 60
Diet: plants
Neighbors: Deinonychus antirrhopus, Gobiconodon ostromi, Microvenator celer, Paluxysaurus jonesi, Tatankacephalus cooneyorum, Zephyrosaurus tilletti
Enemies: Raptors
Danger Level: Medium
Paleo FIles: Tenontosaurus
A primitive iguanodontid known for bein' a meal for Deinonychus


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1. I've a passion for the animal kingdom, livin' and extinct, real and fictional. I even like cryptids, mutants, even robotic animals.
2. I'm a BIG fan of Digimon, specificly Taiora. (I never did like Sorato) Or rather, I was as much- other interests.
3. I also like Kim Possible, Ben 10, Total Drama, etc.
4. I like to groove (dance) to whatever music I like, often latin (such as Paulina Rubio & Ricky Martin) and specific movies such as the Tarzan.
5. I like to watch specific shows such 6Teen, Stoked, etc.
6. I have a taste for fantasy, often the creatures of D&D, the kaiju, and superpowers (I'd go for shapeshiftin' if I could have one).
7. I love to draw animals (the extinct kind in particular) and particular cartoon characters.
8. I like to play PS2/PS3 and PC games, a few horrors (Silent Hill, Resident Evil, etc), action/adventures (Sly Cooper, Haunted Mansion, etc), and so on.

Current Residence: Pembroke Pines, Florida
Favourite genre of music: Latin, Soundtrack, electronica, Pop (Kelly Clarkson), Country (Carrie Underwood)
Favourite style of art: drawin' in pencil
MP3 player of choice: iPod Nano
Skin of choice: scaly (preferably reptilian)
Favourite cartoon character: Reef & FIn nowadays


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The last 2 weeks of October were an emotional roller coaster for mah fam 'n I. We were stricken with grief 'cause my grandpa was just not feelin' too good and... Was dyin'. My mom, grandma, aunt, and my cousins flocked over to Jackson South hospital and gone there Tuesday through Friday. On Saturday, October 25, my grandfather... is no longer with us. We heartbroken, my grandma especially, and she still is. We all will miss 'im. May he rest in peace, be it in heaven, Nirvana, or Elysium.

Oh, and for the record, I'd recommend avoiding Jackson hospital altogether, cause of the following: the service is slow & unreliable, the cafeteria is freakin' cold and offers very little choice in food, and most of all, YA CAN'T TRUST 'EM!!! I mean, when there's a change in a patient's condition -ANY at all- you supposed to call us, especially when said dyin! Did they did do that? NO! We still demand justice for negligence! It's slipshod is what is! Memorial hospital does better service than that incompetent excuse for hospital staff! I should know- I work in Memorial hospital west! At least there, they do a better job providing for the patients! But I'm digressin'. Afterward, we still go to my grandma's house and then some, simply to keep her company and provide our sympathies as well.

I attended grandpa's funeral on Thursday, October 30 the next week. I may not've cried like I thought, but I was still mourning him. And we still will. Gods rest his soul.
  • Mood: Sympathy
  • Listening to: You'll be in my heart by Phil Collins




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