"Dragon King of Hogwarts" - Dracorex hogwartsia
|Dracorex hogwartsia life reconstruction by Christopher DiPiazza|
"Medusa-Horned Face Loki" - Medusaceratops lokii
|Medusaceratops skeletal mount|
|Loki from the Avengers movie. Check out the helmet.|
"Devil-Horned Face" - Diabloceratops eatoni
|Hellboy. I can see the inspiration.|
"Kosmos-Horned Face" - Kosmoceratops richardsoni
"Mojo-Horned Face with Pride" Mojoceratops perifania
|From left: Medusaceratops, Diabloceratops, Kosmoceratops and Mojoceratops. Life restoration by Christopher DiPiazza.|
"Irritating Challenge" - Irritator challengeri
|Back part of Irritator skull|
"Human Scrotum" - Scrotum humanum
|Must admit it does look like a scrotum.|
Translates to...yup, you guessed it! "Human Scrotum". In the seventeen hundreds a single bone fragment was discovered in England. Just imagine being the scientist who's job it was to name it. "Wow! look at this bone! Its from a dinosaur! I can name it whatever I want! Ha, when I squint it sort of resembles guy's ball sack. Bingo!" Luckily this bone piece was later found to belong to a dinosaur that had already been discovered, Megalosaurus, and the scrotum name was thrown out. Sorry perverts!
"American Breast Tooth" - Mastodon americanum
This one most people are familiar with. Mastodon isn't a dinosaur but rather a kind of extinct elephant that actually lived right here in New Jersey amongst other places not that long ago (roughly 11 thousand years ago during the late Pleistocene). Well, have you ever wondered what Mastodon really means? Breast tooth. That's what.
|American Mastodon watercolor by Christopher DiPiazza.|
Again, I wonder what the scientists were thinking when they uncovered this amazing beast and ultimately settled on naming it what they did because the teeth sort of look like a pair of boobs. I don't know what the women looked like back in the seventeen hundreds but those teeth sure don't look like breasts to me.
|Sorry I just don't see it.|
After learning this information I can never nostalgically watch the first season of Power Rangers the same way ever again.
|Morphin time! BOOB TOOTH!|
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