Last One, I Promise (Maybe)

pteradon

I had no idea how large pteranodons were: the largest wingspan ever found was a little over twenty feet long. While probably not strong enough to carry a human passenger (at least not a full-grown man), pteranodons are amazing in design. The diversity of life on the earth through the eons is staggering.

I’m loving ARK: Survival Evolved (more like Childhood Sandbox Evolved). While I am certainly a wuss for playing single-player, it’s a fascinating experience to be the only man on an island full of dinosaurs… and then taming and naming them. My pteranodon is named Steve!

Also, interesting that pteranodons, while reptiles, are not dinosaurs. But they’re always included with them. Because they’re awesome.

If Chris Pratt Can Do It…

raptor

Well, there goes another of my secret childhood dreams, fulfilled by video games. Her name is Ridley, and she is awesome at taking down other raptors. But man, she was a right stroppy one to take down!

Sorry, just exercising my Steve Irwin, rest his great soul. I always wondered how he would have fared in a place like Jurassic Park. Probably a whole lot better than me!

Hey, Where’s Parry?

parasaur

True fact: the name Parry (or Perry) is perfect for all duck-billed anythings. Except for Howard the Duck. He’s perfect just the way he… is… *shudder*

Also, don’t tell the kids, but right before I decided to draw Parry, my own Parry in ARK: Survival Evolved was devoured by a swarm of giant ants called titanomyrmas and giant dragonflies called meganeuras. They’re as annoying as their names are tricky to pronounce.

You will be avenged, Parry! I swear it!