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Please allow a few moments for it to load all the way, its a big file. Boy this one took forever. The plan was to get this ready for sale at Fanime back in May, but that didn't work out. It was very difficult doing a skeletal for a pterosaur, as I've never really worked much with pterosaurs. I kinda just jumped in and tried to tackle it. Overall I'm pretty pleased with the payoff. There is one bone used here that does not occur in real pterosaurs, I think I'll call it an Aeroid. And now, the flavor text:

Aerodactyl is a very robust flying reptile from an era long since passed. The first fossils of this Pokemon were discovered 142 years ago by Charles Othniel Birch and Edward Drinker Oak. Its skull and wing were very well preserved in fossilized amber. In the advent of the high age of high technology, the same tech boom that lead to the creation of Pokeballs, science has discovered the ability to reconstruct fossils as living Pokemon. Once revived, there were several interesting things not predicted in paleoart; especially the barbed tongue. It had been long assumed that Aerodactyls would catch Pokemon in its jaws and take them to the ground to rip them apart with their massive jaws, however, it was discovered that Aerodactyls only use their mighty maw to engulf much smaller prey and use their barbed tongue to pull the Pokemon down its throat whole. Their barbed tongue is not unique, and not unlike those tongues of Braviaries and Pidgeots. Science was also surprised that Aerodactyl was not, as displayed in outdated paleoart, brown or tan, but in fact, he was FABULOUS with great purple wings. He is also furry, science didn't see that one coming; way to go science.

Archen is a much more recently discovered prehistoric Pokemon. They were the juvenile stage of the larger Archeops, a predecessor to the modern bird Pokemon. Archeops laid large clutches of eggs, sometimes yielding as many as 15 baby Archen. However Archeops are now known to be terrible parents, letting their kids fly all over the place. As pictured here, they a real treat for a hungry Aerodactyl.

Cranidos are infant Rampardos. Once this species was revived, it was discovered that both the adult and juvenile stages are very slow. Infact it is not uncommon to see a Cranidos easily keeping pace with a Rampardos. What they lack in speed, they more than make up for in power. Rampardos is capable of dealing a 16,500 PSI impact from their dome. The Cranidos shown here is much more content to trundle off than deal with that big purple son of a bitch.

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xRainbowHammerx Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Don't eat the Archen ;-;
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MihaiMargineanu Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
lol Aerodactyl is like Bieber
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KaitanAtreides Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
I like how you incorporated Rampardos' Attack stat into its impact force :D
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The-Decorator Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
Ok,  now that is just tooooo cool......way bad ass way way cool.
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thecatsaid Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
will arvalis start doing megas?
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arvalis Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
Someday
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Roaring-Flame-Cat Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Adding their skeletons is a very nice touch. :3
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TheWatcherofWorlds Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
"he was FABULOUS with great purple wings"

now that cracked me up XD
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TechShiftZeiro Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Flippin epic man!
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NHarmonik Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
...What kind of name is Drinker?
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