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Jurassic Park Tanystropheus (Updated 2014) by Hellraptor Jurassic Park Tanystropheus (Updated 2014) by Hellraptor
Tanystropheus= Long vertebra
Codename: cobra
Diet: Piscivore, carnivore
Lenght: 6m
Height:40-60 cm
Weight:200 kilograms
Middle Triassic, 232 mya
Area: Europe and middle-east.

This is perhaps the oddest reptile bred on Isla Sorna, a slender fisheater who lives near rivers, swamps and the sea. They are not very aggressive but one vet got his hand badly injured when a tanystrophes bit him with the needle sharp teeth. They are amphibious and thrives both above and under water, much like a crocodile they move faster in the water but can speed up on short distances on land. The long neck is usefull to catch fish, often seen on rocks near the ocean. Tanystropheus can often be found in same areas as Pteranodons since both animals feed on same prey. They were moved to Nublar aswell but never got a complete enclosure before the incident 1993.

Can be aggressive if angerd or irritated.

First Apperance: Jurassic Park toyline series 2 (1994)

Jurassic Park (C) Universal pictures
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Xiphactinus Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Teeth similar to the teeth of the gorgonopsian.
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Kaijukid23 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
He got "bunny fang" lol
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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mexicanzilla Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
even in the toy and live animal his neck was longer
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know :P
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mexicanzilla Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Just pointing out dude
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Jarreltheluckyone Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
snake ancestor?
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:iconxiphactinus:
Xiphactinus Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No, this is not the ancestor of snakes. Tanystropheus refers to protorosaurs.
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yes
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DarthWill3 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very impressive.
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