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Termite-nator by HodariNundu Termite-nator by HodariNundu
Un anquilosaurio se une a un grupo de alvarezsaurios en un festin de termitas.
Debido a su gran hueso hioides, algunos cientificos han sugerido que quizá los anquilosaurios (o algunos de ellos) tenian lenguas muy largas y que pudieron alimentarse de insectos; para esto tambien les habria sido util el cuerpo bajo, los párpados blindados (para evitar picaduras) e incluso la maza en la cola para destruir los termiteros.
El problema principal con esta idea es que los anquilosaurios eran demasiado grandes como para subsistir a base de insectos, pero aun asi es posible los hayan comido de manera oportunista.
Y además, hacia años queria dibujar un anquilosaurio insectivoro :>

An ankylosaur joins a group of alvarezsaurs for a termite feast.
Due to their large hyoid bone, some scientists have suggested that perhaps ankylosaurs (or some of them) had very long tongues and may have fed on insects; their low to the ground bodies and armored eyelids (to prevent bites or stings) would have been useful as well, and even the tail club could be used to destroy termite mounds.
The main problem with this idea is that ankylosaurs seem too big to survive on a diet of tiny insects, but even so, it is possible that they did eat them opportunistically when they had the chance.
And, I've been meaning to draw an insect-eating ankylosaur for ages :>
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Patchi1995 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
I like it, when ankylosaurs were armored aardvarks of the Mesozoic!
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DinoBirdMan Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Student Artist
It is a Minotaurasaurus feasting on Termites along with Shuvuuia or Ceratonykus. Perfect.:)
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Aloodonguy67 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Student Artist
Awesome!!!!
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ilovedinosaurs7 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
What a way to supplement one's diet of rough greens, huh? Sluuuuuuuurrrrrrrrrp! =P
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bryan1231 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
i like the look on the ankylosaur's face, like "I'ma gonna EAT YOU TURMITEZ!!!"
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mantisboy7 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ankylosaur: =P
Alvarezsaurs: =P
All together : =P
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Deinowilly Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pero quéee buenooo!! Me encanta
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Jetavian Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
That is probably one of the coolest, and weirdest, ideas I've EVER seen regarding ankylosaurs. Nevertheless, awesome image, keep up the fantastic work!
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HodariNundu Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011   General Artist
Thanks a lot!
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Jetavian Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011
You're very welcome. :)
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