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Miocene Fauna of South America by PaleoAeolos Miocene Fauna of South America by PaleoAeolos
During millions of years South America was a island containing. The South American fauna was different from the one that existed in the rest of the world. Here the birds and the reptiles were giant and the mammals are stranges. These animals lived between 20 and 5 million years ago.

This draws was make for the II Latinoamerican Congress of Vertebrate Paleontology
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grisador Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015
Amazing
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:iconalexanderlovegrove:
Alexanderlovegrove Featured By Owner May 11, 2015
Great image, I absolutely love your reconstruction of Argentavis!
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Dinopithecus Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015
Some really awesome fauna we have here.
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acepredator Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
where's Megapiranha?
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:iconpaleoaeolos:
PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014   Traditional Artist
In the water with the other non-included animals
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acepredator Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
Yet you include Purrusaurus?
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:iconpaleoaeolos:
PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014   Traditional Artist
it can walk out of water no?
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:iconacepredator:
acepredator Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
But it spends 90% of its life underwater.
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:iconleogon:
Leogon Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey,nice work! I love it:-)
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:iconcatwithoutatail:
Catwithoutatail Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
Really cool. Are these in scale?
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:iconpaleoaeolos:
PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013   Traditional Artist
Yes it is
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:iconcatwithoutatail:
Catwithoutatail Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
LOL I didn't notice that the squares had a metric scale.
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Davidy12 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013
Awesome work on the animals. I especially love the purussaurus.
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:iconvasix:
vasix Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I belive the sebecosuichian is a Langstonia huilensis, no?
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MadHatterMuscaria Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
thylacosmilus es plantigrado en sus patas traseras...extraño animal...interesante trabajo...
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Jaldithas Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010
amazing!
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apocalipsis666 Featured By Owner May 16, 2010
really good drawing
it is good to learn something new
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Harris2300 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2009
Sebecosuchia must be a very recent or very discovery because there's no wikipedia article on him yet. But still, with legs like a predatory savanna cat, it's got to be the coolest looking crocodilomorph I've ever seen in my life. It's like a perfect cross between a croc and a jaguar. :D
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Rayn-Hammer Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow these are great! They remind me of this future evolution project I have floating around my head, I wish I could draw them like these so much!
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Kawekaweau Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2007
Orales, muy bueno!!! :lol:

Como le hiciste para hacerlo?
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PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2007   Traditional Artist
Muchas gracias.....hise cada dibujo por separado y luego los uni a escala en el Photoshop.... un trabajo largo, pero no tan complicado.
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mngamojemo Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2007
South America was a fascinating continent back in the day. Not that it still isn't, but it's different now.
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:iconavancna:
avancna Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Is Paraphysornis the same as Brontornis?
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:iconpaleoaeolos:
PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2007   Traditional Artist
No.... Alvarenga and Hofling (2003) included the two genera in the subfamily Brontornithinae, but are different birds
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avancna Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just wondering...
Did they live at the same time in the Miocene?
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:iconpaleoaeolos:
PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2007   Traditional Artist
Well many Phorusrhacoids live in the Miocene....possible in the same time, and iven in the same place
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:iconavancna:
avancna Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hmmmmm...
Interesting.
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Rafael77 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2006
Essa comparação esta incrivel!!!
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Dubhghall Featured By Owner May 11, 2006
I just love reading about the mega-fauna of the late Pleistocene :D
I'm going to have to save this for future refrence
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maniraptora Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
About the work: Again, Great Martin!!! I loved every centimeter of this piece of art!
About me: whoa! Purussaurus!!!! I knew nothing about that giant super Croc!!!!!
Anecdotic: one of the most weird things of the Super Island South America is the lack of predatory Eutherians, and the presence of big birds and predatory marsupials..... this was one of the principal arguments of the disaster (for the south american species) in the Great Faunistic Exchange, with marsupial predators overcomed by eutherian ones and the lack of defenses against this type of predators by the Herbivores..... well, thats a theory, the fact is that the North american species suffered (before the exchange) very high selective pressures, and marsupials or non marsupials, the south american psecies would have been overpased anyway (that's another theory!)
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:iconpaleoaeolos:
PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2005   Traditional Artist
Yhea....S.J. Gould script about this on "El Pulgar del Panda"....its a possibility
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Raptor85 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
INCREDIBLE!! I loove the amazing details! UR AWSOME!!
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fried-Free Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
dang dude you guys have skillzz!! WOW i didnt know South America was an island!!! :D you learn something new everyday ^_____^
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AkureiAzumi Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2005
Wow, very impressive and realistic drawings of South American Miocene Fauna. :)
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:iconpaleoaeolos:
PaleoAeolos Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2005   Traditional Artist
Thank you!!
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