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PostSubject: Paleofails   Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:42 pm

We've all seen them before, sometimes reconstructions go awry. This is the spot for all crimes against prehistory.
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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:50 pm

Man, I'm not liking the direction this new Jurassic World 2 concept art is taking.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:20 pm

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Man, I'm not liking the direction this new Jurassic World 2 concept art is taking.

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Ha ha ha. My last Paleofail pic on JPL. Only fitting to have it be the first paleofail on this site. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:53 pm

The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".



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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:30 pm

I put this in the JPL Paleothread, but I doubt nobody will mind if I put it here.

Behold! A failed Indominus Rex prototype.



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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:43 pm

Ok browsing some news earlier today I found this:

"While tyrannosaurs, including T. rex, and Velociraptor showed the largest olfactory bulbs relative to brain size and body mass"

"While tyrannosaurs, including T. rex, and Velociraptor..."

"including T. rex, and Velociraptor"

"T. rex, and Velociraptor"

Wh... what?

Also this from the same article

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Aug 01, 2016 2:26 pm

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The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".

I've since added Theodorou's I Wonder Why Triceratops Had Horns: and Other Questions about Dinosaurs.



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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:42 pm

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The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".

I've since added Wexo's Where Did Dinosaurs Come From?

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:23 pm

OMG that Chubut Monster LMAO.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:34 pm



"Huehuehuehuehue"
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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:45 pm

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The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".

I've since added Long's Dinosaurs (Insiders).

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Jan 15, 2017 4:00 pm

@JD-man wrote:
The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".

I've since added Markle's Outside And Inside Dinosaurs.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:37 pm



What the flaming crapsicles is this?! It's not an entelodont that's for sure.
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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:08 am

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What the flaming crapsicles is this?! It's not an entelodont that's for sure.

It's the original model for Mesozoica's Entelodont. They changed it to be more accurate.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:03 pm

There's also this lil' gem that's not only hideous but broke an embargo too.
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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:29 pm

Some examples from Ken Ham's Creationist propaganda:









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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:25 pm

The second sentence is a big paleofail.


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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:29 pm

How would it not just fall flat on it's face?

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:37 pm

RaptorLover0823 wrote:
How would it not just fall flat on it's face?

I have no idea. Razz



In any case, here's a wonderful Dromaeosaurus fossil that's for sale.



It looks like a dinosaur skeleton prop from Super Mario Bros.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:23 am

I swear if someone buys that horrid thing, expecting a real animal...

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:14 pm

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I swear if someone buys that horrid thing, expecting a real animal...

Somebody actually did for $201. Click the link and see for yourself. Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:18 pm

@JD-man wrote:
The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".

I've since added Stewart's Why Did T. rex Have Short Arms?: And Other Questions about Dinosaurs.



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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:29 pm

@JD-man wrote:
The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".

I've since added Henry's RAPTOR: The Life of a Young Deinonychus.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:17 am

I'd say any of David Peters' reconstructions deserve to be posted here. Check out the guy's reconstruction of Longisquama:
http://www.reptileevolution.com/longisquama4.htm

When you look at his method, it's no wonder he comes up with this stuff:
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He basically puts images of a fossil into photoshop and tries to trace everything he can see including details that every other paleontologist conveniently missed. Honestly though I can't help but respect Peters' dedication and his skill as an artist.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:03 pm

Nonsense...I can't believe someone has proposed this as theory.


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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:25 pm

Alright!!! You asked for it...

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:34 pm

@K_Ozz92 wrote:
Nonsense...I can't believe someone has proposed this as theory.


To be fair, the date does say August 15, 1920. So back then, it was a plausible theory. Even more so considering how paleontology was still fairly new back then.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:59 am

@JD-man wrote:
The negative reviews in "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!" ( http://jurassicmainframe.forumotion.com/t479-jd-man-s-serious-dino-books-dino-related-reviews ) are for paleofails. As of this post, there's Feduccia's Riddle of the Feathered Dragons: Hidden Birds of China, Barnes-Svarney/Svarney's The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Lessem's The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever, The Magic School Bus, Brusatte/Benton's Dinosaurs, Mash's How to Keep Dinosaurs, Benton's Walking With Dinosaurs: Fascinating Facts, Johnson's Dino Wars: Discover the Deadliest Dinosaurs, Bloodiest Battles, and Super Survival Strategies of the Prehistoric World, Burnie's The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, Brusatte's Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Benton's Dinosaurs: Living Monsters of the Past, & Schwabacher's The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs (which is where the Jurassic Park Legacy thread left off). I'll add to "Paleofails" as I add to "JD-man's Serious Dino Books/Dino-Related Reviews!".

I've since added Moody's Dinofile: Profiles of 120 Amazing, Terrifying and Bizarre Beasts.

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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:47 pm

Greetings, mortal human. We mean you no harm.
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PostSubject: Re: Paleofails   Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:10 am

That Brachiosaurus looks like a creature out of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom book series (aka John Carter of Mars).

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