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Old Monday 4th October 2004, 05:34   #1
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Does Birds and mammals of the future count here?

One of my most favorite passtimes is figuring out what mammals and birds of the future will look like. I have been making sketches and drawings of them since 1992 and have compiled quite a collection, you might say. I was totally inspired by Dougal Dixon's book "After Man; A Zoology of the Future". Though I was disappointed in Animal Planet's "The Future is Wild" because there is no way on Earth squids will ever take over the land. But I commend this author on his earlier works in this field. Anyway, if I may, I'd love to share some of my works with some of my own creations so far.

Well, here's one anyway. Said the others were too large.
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Old Monday 4th October 2004, 07:51   #2
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More examples. Sorry I'm not much of one for drawing alot of scenery, but heck you all get a basic idea what these animals should look like...
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A few birds. My specialty is flightless birds. More mammals...
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Indeed this is interesting topic. I've also been fascinated by that Dixon book. Where is evolution going? Last new "inventions" are Amphibia, Reptilia, Mammalia & Aves. What would the next class be like? Whatever the Cyanobacteria still have in their back pocket?

Good pictures. Do You have background stories for them?
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Sorry to use up all your board space, but this is fun. If it gets too low, let me know and I'll remove some.
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Indeed this is interesting topic. I've also been fascinated by that Dixon book. Where is evolution going? Last new "inventions" are Amphibia, Reptilia, Mammalia & Aves. What would the next class be like? Whatever the Cyanobacteria still have in their back pocket?

Good pictures. Do You have background stories for them?

Thank you for your compliments. Oh yes, I've given these animals a "life". I talk about them like they are already around, LOL. I guess I cannot wait. Actually I believe if history is any indication, major classes do not die out. Birds, mammals, reptiles and insects will always be around in various forms.
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