A bit of an inside joke for palaeoverse. I was watching a certain Japanese detective drama yesterday and one of the characters claimed to have reconstructed the vocalizations of Tyrannosaurus and Parasaurolophus from fossilized syrinxes, which is complete bullsh*t. The Tyrannosaurus sounded like one of those Bigfoot reports and the Parasaurolophus was fairly reasonably accurate, except there was the sound of a river in the background. This is supposed to be a damn voice reconstruction.
drawingdinosaurs quickly pointed out that rivers may be the last surviving descendants of Parasaurolophus. This became inevitable.
Drawn by suggestion of dinostuck.
I saw a post floating around here on Tumblr claiming that sheep are the closest living relatives of Andrewsarchus. Curious about that, I googled it in an attempt to confirm or dismiss that, but the Wiki page didn't answer that question and Google hates the hell out of me for some reason, so I was wondering if any of you could perhaps cure this cat's curiosity? Thank you in advance!
DinoDorks Community Answer:
I can’t do a lot of in depth research ATM as I am on my phone, but that’s true according to Walking with Prehistoric Beasts. You can usually find the answer to this question by going back through the classifications on Wikipedia and looking at what extant families it’s related to
I’m sorry I caught you, albeit accidentally, I couldn’t help it, I was too hungry. Although you are dead already, please accept my sincere apologies.
Please fly faster next time.