syntheticimagination:

I think I never told you guys how much I love battle birdies.

The Dodo one tho! :D

tamarinfrog:

dizzyrin:

kayveedee:

imagineyouricon:

Imagine your icon being your sole companion in the zombie apocalypse. They have all the powers they have in the movie/game/show they’re from. 

I have a Chandelure. Her species feeds off the souls of the dying. I think I’ll be fine.

I’m screwed.

I’m leaving this dizzy chick behind, yo! She’s going to distract the zombies while I get the hell outta there

I have a monkey frog…. With a monocle…

Well how dandy!

Yay, free swords! (Assuming I know how to make them that is)

Another Reminder

palaeoregion:

You have FIVE DAYS LEFT to submit a design for the region’s Starter Pokémon! Again, I will stop taking submissions at Noon of April 26th!

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I actually have my own list of what Pokemon species best fits each of the Angry Birds, which does match up with the bird Pokemon in this picture. As follows:
Red Bird - Pidgeot (general-purpose)
Blue Bird - Swablu (small, blue, relatively weak)
Yellow Bird - Fearow (fast, offensive, long pointy beak)
Black Bird - Staraptor (Brave Bird, anyone?)
White Bird - Pelipper (big and white, tough, drops stuff)
Boomerang Bird - Natu (green, large beak, hard to use right)
Big Brother Bird - Braviary (big, red, tank-like in playstyle)
Orange Bird - Fletchinder (Massively destructive in the right hands, orange)
Pink Bird - Togekiss (Fairy-type!)
Mighty Eagle - Lugia (Master of the Legendary Birds, ‘nuff said)

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I actually have my own list of what Pokemon species best fits each of the Angry Birds, which does match up with the bird Pokemon in this picture. As follows:

  • Red Bird - Pidgeot (general-purpose)
  • Blue Bird - Swablu (small, blue, relatively weak)
  • Yellow Bird - Fearow (fast, offensive, long pointy beak)
  • Black Bird - Staraptor (Brave Bird, anyone?)
  • White Bird - Pelipper (big and white, tough, drops stuff)
  • Boomerang Bird - Natu (green, large beak, hard to use right)
  • Big Brother Bird - Braviary (big, red, tank-like in playstyle)
  • Orange Bird - Fletchinder (Massively destructive in the right hands, orange)
  • Pink Bird - Togekiss (Fairy-type!)
  • Mighty Eagle - Lugia (Master of the Legendary Birds, ‘nuff said)

rocketwonderland:

I’m bored sorry

Actually no, but I did not know many examples. Browsing palaeopedia I stumbled on Patagopteryx. From the Late Cretaceous (85 mya) in Argentina.

Yeah, I thought of that too - Patagopteryx is closely related to Gargantuavis, though considerably smaller.

Birds existed for a LONG time. There was even enough time for a bird to give up flight, like the ostrich, in the CRETACEOUS.

Oh, I’m already aware of the fact that birds diversified as far back as the early Cretaceous period, with over 125 species and counting; the Liaoning deposits are a hotspot for representatives and that’s how I knew of this in the first place. Regarding the flightless one, I assume you’re referring to Gargantuavis philoinos from France, am I right? Of course, it’s only known from scant remains of the pelvis as well as a leg bone, but they’re nonetheless comparable in size to modern ratites.

Assuming this is related to the Palaeo Region, we will vote on whether our second regional Flying-type, if any, will be based on a prehistoric bird (or if not, a different species of pterosaur).

mercurialcreations:

Khetzha — or, the ostrich if Pterosauria out-competed Aves.
I aimed to reinvent a creature that I first imagined in high school. It was originally some kind of bipedal theropod or reptile, and I decided to instead make it a descendant of Azhdarchid pterosaurs, which are my absolute favorite family of animals. The original beast had vestigial nub-like arms, but since pterosaurs favored their forelimbs in terrestrial locomotion, I did away with the rear instead.
In hindsight, I think I should have reduced the antorbital fenestra to give the skull more heft, and to give support to the boss above it. I also think that the cervical vertebrae should have developed more bony supports over time, but I’ll attribute that to my lack of imagination on adapting the already bizarrely long vertebrae of Pterosauria.
The purpose of this illustration is part of motivating myself to build a world that I’ve ignored over the past six years, one that I want so badly to write about. It is a low-fantasy setting, I suppose an alternate earth. I decided that with the Khetzha, a common mount of the people of the desert Urom in this world, I would begin filling in the landscape with a few creatures that might exist if pterosaurs and some of my other favorite palaeo-beasts had survived. 

mercurialcreations:

Khetzha — or, the ostrich if Pterosauria out-competed Aves.

I aimed to reinvent a creature that I first imagined in high school. It was originally some kind of bipedal theropod or reptile, and I decided to instead make it a descendant of Azhdarchid pterosaurs, which are my absolute favorite family of animals. The original beast had vestigial nub-like arms, but since pterosaurs favored their forelimbs in terrestrial locomotion, I did away with the rear instead.

In hindsight, I think I should have reduced the antorbital fenestra to give the skull more heft, and to give support to the boss above it. I also think that the cervical vertebrae should have developed more bony supports over time, but I’ll attribute that to my lack of imagination on adapting the already bizarrely long vertebrae of Pterosauria.

The purpose of this illustration is part of motivating myself to build a world that I’ve ignored over the past six years, one that I want so badly to write about. It is a low-fantasy setting, I suppose an alternate earth. I decided that with the Khetzha, a common mount of the people of the desert Urom in this world, I would begin filling in the landscape with a few creatures that might exist if pterosaurs and some of my other favorite palaeo-beasts had survived. 

blujayonthewing:

ask-thehunters:

homosexualfrustration:

mycroftismight:

nomittens4kittens:

mycroftismight:

blaperture-mesa:

queenofcandyland:






why do you hurt me so

oh my fucking god why am i tearing up this is ridiculous

This is super cute! So, to all of you who are sobbing, let me tell you the truth of the matter. Wooly Bear caterpillars are born in autumn/early winter, and live as far north as the arctic. They freeze over the winter months, completely solid. Then, come spring time, they thaw out, and turn into an Isabella Tiger moth. So this little guy/girl is going to have a very happy memory to dream about over the winter. And you can all stop crying now. :)

omg thank you 

#DID YOU JUST GIVE ME FEELS OVER A CATERPILLAR

Ikr?

blujayonthewing:

ask-thehunters:

homosexualfrustration:

mycroftismight:

nomittens4kittens:

mycroftismight:

blaperture-mesa:

queenofcandyland:

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why do you hurt me so

oh my fucking god why am i tearing up this is ridiculous

This is super cute! So, to all of you who are sobbing, let me tell you the truth of the matter. Wooly Bear caterpillars are born in autumn/early winter, and live as far north as the arctic. They freeze over the winter months, completely solid. Then, come spring time, they thaw out, and turn into an Isabella Tiger moth. So this little guy/girl is going to have a very happy memory to dream about over the winter. And you can all stop crying now. :)

omg thank you image

#DID YOU JUST GIVE ME FEELS OVER A CATERPILLAR

Ikr?

purified-zone:

so imagine this:

pokemon game 

> theme being a celebration of diversity (a la the past themes of science, tradition, relationships, origins, conflicts, and beauty of before) 

> set in south-east asia including such awesome places such as

> > singapore

> > malaysia

> > indonesia

> > > if you’re wondering how indonesia is cool just look at this

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just look at that. tell me that isn’t cool. tell me to my face that isn’t beautiful in its own way. those are statues based in hinduism (i believe) which, if you know anything about hinduism, there are so many gods that people choose to identify with. such a plethora of a pantheon only speaks volumes of the diversity of human beings (and non-humans of course).

> and so, with the central motif being diversity, why not have the conflict involve a discussion of incredibly diverse peoples coming together to create a unified outcome

> does that remind you of anything

> it should

> and what if the legendaries

> had something to do with

> chaos

> and order

>

> i was really inspired by this idea but i ran out of steam and have nothing more to add :(

I have a fakemon region based on Indonesia! And the idea of Chaos and Order legendaries is a wonderful one, the version mascot pair I have is fairly similar :)