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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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:iconmindmaster123:
mindmaster123 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015
One of my favourite creatures. I read about it in a Dinosaur book when I was a kid.
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BigtimeLatiasLover35 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Wasn't this thing inn a Spy Kids movie.
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mindmaster123 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015
The Slizzard from the second Spy Kids movie was similar appearance-wise, but I they aren't the same thing, the Slizzard was a hybrid created in laboratory and the Tanystropheus is a natural creature.
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BigtimeLatiasLover35 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh, Tha explains it.
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know.
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:iconmindmaster123:
mindmaster123 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015
There was a similar creature in the second Spy Kids, it was a creature called Slizzard, it had a lizard body and the head and long neck of a snake. But from what I saw of it in the movie, the Slizzard is more aggressive than a fisheater and it would prefer to hunt warm-blooded creatures rather than fish.
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SpawnFire88 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015
"Aww....Its one of those long necked dinosaurs Billy! Look at how adorible-" *sees its head* "JESUS RUN!!!"
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
😁
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Talon0550 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015
bruh 
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Forest-Nipple Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
Its eyes look like something from Five nights at Freddy's.

Sorry for the fave spam.
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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ScarletSpike Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The eyes, what's up with the eyes??? o.O
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wanted to make it look a bit spooky...
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ScarletSpike Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well you did good.
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JaketheDino Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014
Did you know that Tanystropheus almost defied physics? It now has the longest neck the laws of physics can allow.
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:iconhellraptor:
Hellraptor Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yes i know, kinda spectacular :)
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BaryMiner Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Student General Artist
oh god! you made him scary
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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Goldham92 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
running for sure
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SpawnFire88 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014
When I first saw this I was like "Oh hell no" if I was a keeper id run XD
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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KalahariMeerkatfan Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
With a lot of these dinosaurs it leaves you to wonder what can set them off. But this would be what I want in a documentary. I love the Mosasaur, but this creature seems to be very curious.

Do you think these creatures could eat food on land? In my old dinosaur book there was one mention that was said to be eating scraps thrown up by a storm (it sounds like such an easy solution), but this had to be a big lizard which means...it probably wasn't on land too often.
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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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:iconhellraptor:
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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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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philipino93 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I still have a posable version of this guy that I got when I was 6 lying around somewhere (I believe from the Chaos series). That and a Parasauranychus that still growls :D  A very interesting dino this is
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :) But tanystropheus was not a dinosaurs, it was a semi-aquatic reptile that was not related to dinosaurs at all.
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philipino93 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh :o (Eek)  Well, I learned something today!
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randomemaster360 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know why but whenever I see this guy I think of Slizerds, but still awesome !
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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LittleKunai Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014
btw I love it's colors too
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:iconlittlekunai:
LittleKunai Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014
never heard of this one, it's very cool
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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bhut Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
You don't see to many of their pictures very often. Kudos for that.
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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KalahariMeerkatfan Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
So this now understands. In the story one of them was catching fish, Nothosaurus was in it too. Maybe they're cousins (since in the both book are greenish color). The Triassic seems to be more about seem like it seems.

Will you bring back your sea mamels? I loved the crocodiles you made and those whales, those were the best I seen and I hope you bring them back since it was fun to learn about them
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
maybe it so.

i dont know, dont think so.
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dinodanthetrainman Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your work I added it to my favorite
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, thats great :)
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dinodanthetrainman Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your welcome
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pokemokea Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
what is that?:o
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Hellraptor Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
a semi-aquatic reptile from the triassic.
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