Who Was The Snuggliest Dinosaur of All (2)
Don’t adopt a Deinonychus. Seriously…
by Brian Switek
… Enfluffled theropods are a softer set of candidates. But caution is still needed. You wouldn’t want to end up as a red smear being preened from the fuzz of the 30-foot-long Yutyrannus or have your family come home to find you eviscerated by the Deinonychus that seemed like the perfect birthday present. Small and fluffy are key characteristics here, and, fortunately, paleontologists have found an array of little theropods that would be suitably cuddlesome.…
(read more: Laelaps blog - National Geo)
illustration by the amazing Emily Willoughby

Who Was The Snuggliest Dinosaur of All (2)

Don’t adopt a Deinonychus. Seriously…

by Brian Switek

Enfluffled theropods are a softer set of candidates. But caution is still needed. You wouldn’t want to end up as a red smear being preened from the fuzz of the 30-foot-long Yutyrannus or have your family come home to find you eviscerated by the Deinonychus that seemed like the perfect birthday present. Small and fluffy are key characteristics here, and, fortunately, paleontologists have found an array of little theropods that would be suitably cuddlesome.…

(read more: Laelaps blog - National Geo)

illustration by the amazing Emily Willoughby

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