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Oryctodromeus cubicularis by EmperorDinobot Oryctodromeus cubicularis by EmperorDinobot
This ornithopod was widely publicized recently because it was found in a sandstone filled burrow. A BURROW. Which is important because it allows us to peek into dinosaur's personal lives and confirm that dinosaurs were more behaviorally complex than most people believe. Osteologically-wise, it also lacked ossified tendons on the tail, which is a feature most ornithopods have (keeps them rigid), this allowing it more flexibility in the legs, which makes it easy for burrowing.

So, yeah. I'm not too popular with ornithopods (not many are), but this is a group that needs to be better documented artistically.
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Wesdaaman Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Student General Artist
A yes, one of the few non-Avian Dinosaurs who burrowed.
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Skull-Island-Master Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
first this, then an aquatic ceratopsian pretty cool.
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EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011
That Korean thing? Fff lol. I doubt it lived at sea.
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Skull-Island-Master Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011
maybe it was semi aquatic like hippios ??
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EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011
Maybe.
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kultarr Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2007
What a surprise to know that some dinosaurs can dig burrows, this must make paeleontologist very excited to discover this
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EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2007
Indeed.
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