10 things you’ll be surprised to learn about dinosaurs


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/05/02/10-things-youll-be-surprise.html


#2

Sometimes I feel like a dinosaur.


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#5

Says who?
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#7

Really?


#8

Their net worth would amaze you too.


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Compound interest still works for each one of them.
Seriously considering Labour, (but see above.)
Their girlfriend isn’t hungry (but they themselves change gender 4 times a year.)
Personal medicine records meticulously stored on fantastic long-lived media; tar.
Persistent belief in tablets that ‘remember’ what was in the ‘water’ splashed on them; until feathers in oxidized surface fall.
Prehistory of these animals split in twain by Cleveland-Detroit rift.
Gladiolas were too big for them and they just couldn’t deal.
Their gut bacteria were all Italian-Made.
Almost all could use the large integer Chi-Squares functions in Excel.
Smallest-to-largest lineups were common, and the recursion failure as they turned around was the most Epic. Thing. Ever. Animals with history-like RNAungal process] [erm… [erm…for DNA methylation ZALGOedit, IT C0MES record this process at their recurring peril.


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But not right now?


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#13

No, not right now, but see me in the morning.


#14

Dinosaur-shaped pancakes at your place in the morning?


#15

I’m a bit rusty, but they’ll be great after we drown them in maple syrup.


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Assuming “maple syrup” is code for whiskey, see you in the a.m.


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I’ve always been curious as to why we don’t have, either now or in the recent past, land animals as big as the biggest dinosaurs were.


#18

Whiskey maple syrup is a thing!


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I’m sure this isn’t the full explanation, but cretaceous-era dinosaurs had a lot more oxygen to work with. Also a lot more warm, wet landscape to grow food and CO2 to grow it.


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I’m a dinosaur right now!

heh


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