Tuesday, November 3, 2015

A 3D Dinosaur Eating Bugs, Scipionyx Samniticus

Scipionyx samniticus
Design: Franco Tempesta

This 3-D Dinosaur postcard was bought in Wisconsin for $3.95 in 2015, but it was made in Germany.

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There is only one fossil known of Scipionyx, discovered in 1981 by an amateur paleontologist and brought to the attention of science in 1993. In 1998 the type species Scipionyx samniticus was named, the generic name meaning "Scipio's claw". 

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