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Comment icon #17 Posted by kitco on 5 June, 2011, 18:36
I call it Turtle Rhino Bear or BearRhutle
Comment icon #16 Posted by mr rainbow on 15 April, 2011, 1:39
looks like an old, sad guy
Comment icon #15 Posted by SpaceElisur on 15 December, 2010, 10:46
Why is that creature looks so sad?
Comment icon #14 Posted by tinisle on 17 December, 2007, 4:50
Since this is a perfectly well known animal, what's the point of its appearing here?
Comment icon #13 Posted by debunkster on 2 August, 2007, 13:51
No. The largest known land animals were sauropod dinosaurs. Mammal-like reptiles were relatively small, although many were big enough to do you in if you poked 'em with a stick.
Comment icon #12 Posted by jones12 on 25 September, 2006, 9:06
wasnt this one of the largest, or even the largest, animal to walk on land or something?
Comment icon #11 Posted by ziggen on 13 August, 2006, 9:30
the animals dino_nut speaks of are actually not reptiles.. they're nether reptile nor mammal. such as the dimetrodon. looks like a huge sail-backed lizard.. but it wasn't a reptile at all.
Comment icon #10 Posted by daisy_vision on 26 April, 2006, 10:12
He is TERRIBLY cute and I want one!
Comment icon #9 Posted by samael on 12 April, 2006, 18:59
Yes, it's a dicynodont. Examples include Lystrosaurus and Placerias.
Comment icon #8 Posted by dino_nut on 13 March, 2006, 17:44
Yup, this guy is probably more closely related to us then to the dinosaurs. it is from a group of reptiles that mammals evolved from. Interestngly, theese particular guys did really well after something knocked out most other life on the planet, and ruled almost without any competion for about 10 million years.
Comment icon #7 Posted by lkayn on 3 February, 2006, 3:36
Nice pic, I love the creature, and plus, it said it lived before the dinosaurs, so it can't be a dinosaur.
Comment icon #6 Posted by chooky88 on 3 June, 2005, 21:32
Not a Dinosaur, a Reptile, featured in the first episode of "Walking With Dinosaurs" Rosell is correct it's a dicynodont
Comment icon #5 Posted by alienplayalolz on 3 April, 2005, 9:47
That was a type of Dinosaur..they showed it on the Discovery Channel..
Comment icon #4 Posted by horrification on 30 March, 2005, 21:55
good point Jacques
Comment icon #3 Posted by jacques terreur on 22 March, 2005, 4:54
I think it resembles the "beast of bosnia"....
Comment icon #2 Posted by the roswell man on 21 March, 2005, 22:44
it was called a dicynodont
Comment icon #1 Posted by threeplustuesday on 20 March, 2005, 0:46
Freakin' awesome.
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