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Tyrannosaurus Rex (my take) by NickOnPlanetRipple Tyrannosaurus Rex (my take) by NickOnPlanetRipple
Assuming T-Rex can't run without breaking their ankles, seems the next best thing would be to lie in wait and catch wandering prey by surprise. A true ambush predator. I decided to make this one very dark with stripey feathers to help it blend with trees and dense foliage, like Tigers. I didn't give it THAT many feathers, given it probably didn't have nearly as much plumage as some other dinos after all. Think of it like a cape or a mohawk. I was going for what I felt was a practical design, and I hope it isn't goofy.
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Iceheart-Forever Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
I've always seen T-Rex as an opportunistic predator, hunting or scavenging.
Hey, have you ever seen T-Rex: A Dinosaur in Hollywood?
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NickOnPlanetRipple Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
No.
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Iceheart-Forever Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
It's documentary about how T-Rex's appearance has changed in media. From a sluggish cold blooded reptile to the king we all know today. Spoiler alert: they gave him feathers in the end. 
Btw. Did you know T-Rex's closest living relative is a chicken 
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MugenSeiRyuu Featured By Owner May 27, 2018
Eh not really. It's related to birds in general. And even then it would probably be closer related to ratites than fowl.
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NickOnPlanetRipple Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
I've seen the video with the plunger.
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Iceheart-Forever Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
Plunger?
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Iceheart-Forever Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
The move nearly the same, it made the chicken walk more horizontally just like a dinosaur. 
Have you seen T-Rex back to life? youtu.be/JH7A2ngwNdc
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justpissoffalready Featured By Owner May 16, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Scientifically accurate prehistoric animals should be a regular thing that you should do lol.
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DinoFrappochino Featured By Owner May 15, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love now much detail you put into the feet, hands, and face! I also love how you put feathers. :3
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SpeedAction Featured By Owner May 15, 2018  Student General Artist
One thing I'm just noticing, Theropod dinosaurs couldn't pronate their hands, this means their hands should be represented facing each other rather than facing down.
I'm not sure whether this T-Rex is facing down or not but, just in case.
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NickOnPlanetRipple Featured By Owner May 15, 2018
Yeah, that would break their wrists. They are pointing inward, just.... at a weird angle. Like a V shape.
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KaijuDuke Featured By Owner May 15, 2018
Impressive work, many thanks :D
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GoldGecko Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
I like it a lot
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MaxPowers94 Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
I love it
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cyborg802 Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
Well the real one does not have feathers.
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SpeedAction Featured By Owner Edited May 15, 2018  Student General Artist
It's more complicated than that, actually, most of its body was covered in feathers, but these were a leathery smooth kind that looked like scales, like what you'd see on the legs of modern birds, only smoother.

It could have some more feathery dino fuzz through its dorsal though.

This is also referring only to the adults, by the way, juveniles and and hatchlings were covered all throughout.
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cyborg802 Featured By Owner May 15, 2018
Thanks Speed.
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NickOnPlanetRipple Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
Correction- It didn't have feathers in places where they thought it did. It may've still had some, just not nearly as much as similar Dinos. If they ever find a mummified T-Rex with a completely preserved hide that doesn't have any feathers, well, that's the only way we'll know for sure. And if it did, they're be raggedy, quill-like ones like those you'd see on an emu or ostritch. Really rough and messy. I just tried to give them a practical use- camouflage.
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SpeedAction Featured By Owner Edited May 15, 2018  Student General Artist
It's more complicated than that, actually, most of its body was covered in feathers, but these were a leathery smooth kind that looked like scales, like what you'd see on the legs of modern birds, only smoother.

It could have some more feathery dino fuzz through its dorsal though.

This is also referring only to the adults, by the way, juveniles and and hatchlings were covered all throughout.
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TheRanger42 Featured By Owner Edited May 14, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry to ruin your childhood memories, but they possibly did. 
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cyborg802 Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
Don't blame yourself.
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