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Leaellynasaura
From the book All Yesterdays [2012]

This is the small Australian ornithischian, Leaellynasaura, reconstructed as a furball using its tail for show.

All Yesterdays was originally a presentation I made at 2011 Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy in Lyme Regis. The central idea of the presentation was that prehistoric animals may have been stranger than we imagine, and to present some outlandish, but not necessarily wrong reconstructions.   

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Here’s a more typical artist’s rendition of Leaellynasaura,

{ artist:  Nobu Tamura.]

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