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Monsters from Mexico by HodariNundu Monsters from Mexico by HodariNundu
Acosado por un grupo de albertosaurios, un enorme Coahuilaceratops magnacuerna macho lucha por liberarse de una trampa de fango. Al mismo tiempo, dos Labocania son atraidos por los ruidos y los olores, con la esperanza de conseguir una comida facil.
Aunque la mayoria cree que Labocania fue un tiranosauroide, al menos un paleontologo que conozco cree que podría ser el primer abelisaurio norteamericano. No se si ha habido más avances con el fosil de Labocania pero sea como sea, la imagen de un abelisaurio alimentandose de las sobras de los tiranosaurios me parece una idea interesante :>

Harassed by a pack of albertosaurs, a huge bull Coahuilaceratops magnacuerna struggles to free himself from a mud trap. Meanwhile, two Labocania are attracted by the smells and noises, hoping to get an easy meal.
Although most believe Labocania is a tyrannosauroid, at least one paleontologist I spoke to believes that it may be North America's first known abelisaur. I don´t know if there's been any advances with the Labocania fossil but anyhow, the idea of an abelisaur scavenging the kills of the tyrannosaurs seems like a cool idea to me :>
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WDGHK Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
Great picture,looks like a dino version of the La Brea tar pits,it captures the look of primeval scene form the late Cretaceous very well.

As for the Labocania,its classification is still somewhat dubious,but it is generally now thought of as a tyrannosaur,the ide of another northern abelisaur other than the fragmental Tarascosaurus is certainly interesting.
DYnoJackal19 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013
What would you the North American branch of Carnotaurinae?
DYnoJackal19 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013

Sorry, forgot to insert "name" in there.


Have you heard about the recent find in Australia (…)?


twoworldsonekingdom Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
What other dinosaurs lived with Coahuilaceratops, Labocania (I consider it as a Tyrannosaur), and the Abelisaurid at that time?
HodariNundu Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013   General Artist
The abelisaur in this pic is supossed to be Labocania; there's no more evidence of any abelisaurs living in Mexico.

Apparently they coexisted with big Lambeosaurus-type hadrosaurs, ankylosaurs and ornithomimids amongst other creatures.
RajaHarimau98 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Magnificent! Whether Labocania is a tyrannosaur or abelisaur, it's still an interesting dinosaur to me. :D
TitanoRex Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
As cool as a North American Abelisaur is I think Labocania is a tyrannosaur
spinobuddy98 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
primera vez que veo que alguien se preocupa por aceptar que mexico tenia dinosaurios asombrosos tambien
Teratophoneus Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
wow I really like this picture, the motion in the dinosaurs especially in the coahuilaceratops, makes this picture awesome. I love your version of Labocania anomala as an Abelisaurid :)
HodariNundu Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011   General Artist
Thanks! :D I must admit I like this pic a lot too XD
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