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084--CERATOSAURUS NASICORNIS by Green-Mamba 084--CERATOSAURUS NASICORNIS by Green-Mamba
project: DINOSAURIA
specimen 084

CERATOSAURUS NASICORNIS
"Nasal Horned Horn Lizard"
Marsh, 1884
Length: 6.7m (22ft)
Weight: 980kg (2200 lbs)
Location: Colorado, USA
Era: Tithonian age, upper Jurassic (148 million years ago)

Classification:
Dinosauria
Saurischia
Theropoda
Ceratosauria
Ceratosauridae

Notes:
The first large theropod known from a reasonably complete skeleton. Though the notable horns adorning its skull are now thought to be purely ornamental, Marsh originally described them as "a most fearsome weapon."
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Asuma17 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome the colors are so vibrant and look something like that of some Anole lizard.

You know another good meaning for it's name would be "Chief Horned Lizard" from what information I looked up.
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ThePivotFan2013 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
Your drawing are awesome! What do you use to draw/paint?
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Green-Mamba Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
photoshop
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lollipop3455555555 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
Heart - Free 
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DeinonychusEmpire Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ceratosaurus, the dinosaur who was on fire!
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TheMeekWarrior Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOVE the colors. Love love love. :iconloveloveplz:
Very nice design! :D
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rick-raptor Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
Nice color scheme!
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raven-amos Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Professional General Artist
I love your bold color schemes.
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Krotera Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
They look fearsome.
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