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I was playing with fluffy T. rex ideas.  I'm pretty pleased with this concept.  Plus there is a generic soldier for scale, so that's cool.

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T. rex Concept©RJ Palmer
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:iconomega-knight-x97m:
Omega-Knight-X97M Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Cute for a killer.
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:iconvethica:
vethica Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is cuter than I ever thought I would find a T. rex. Big fluffy birb. I love it.
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:iconfalconlord92:
FalconLord92 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New member
IT'S SO FLUFFY IM GONNA DIE!!!!!
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:icongwiber49ofireland:
Gwiber49ofIreland Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Love It!
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:icon8one6:
8one6 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
Awesome!
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:iconlilasascha:
Lilasascha Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fluffffffyyyyyyy
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:iconkellgreenstudios:
KellgreenStudios Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  New member
Like It :)
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:iconaletscalsone:
aletscalsone Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  New member Student Traditional Artist
Where's you Jurassic Park now? :v
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:iconnaka117:
Naka117 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
Cot cot cot... he hum... sorry. He's great !
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:iconcyothelion:
CyotheLion Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist
Carnotaurus did have scales only
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:iconjonagold2000:
JonaGold2000 Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well this is a Tyrannosaur not an Abelisaur, Yutyrannus and Dilong had feathers.
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:iconcyothelion:
CyotheLion Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist
I see, my thoughts is that T-rex males has feathers at the eyebrows while the females don't
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:iconjonagold2000:
JonaGold2000 Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wut, that seems to extreme. jonagold2000.deviantart.com/ar…
That seems more likely.
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:iconcyothelion:
CyotheLion Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist
Yup, has scales on the underside
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:iconkanis-major:
Kanis-Major Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015   General Artist
Ok, I just love the fact the dinosaurs were feathered. Of course being a bird lover does contribute to that. haha
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DeliriouStudios Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Its a giant two legged sheepdog :3 i wanna hug him!
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MrKrookodile Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
It´s so FLUFFY!!!!!!!SO FLUFFY SO FLUFFY SO FLUFFY SO FLUFFY SO FLUFFY
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Creamclaw Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Ha, what a wonderful picture! I bet if they could use DNA samples to clone it, it would look just like this! 😄
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GodzillaGetsuga Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015
Its CUTE!:happybounce: 
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:iconscotthartman:
ScottHartman Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I like it, but why have non-fluffy legs and tail parts?
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:iconcreamclaw:
Creamclaw Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Dinosaurs are related to birds, so I'm sure they would look similar, but they need feathers to keep warm on there bodies, I'm guessing there legs and tail wouldn't get very cold. 😏
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
That's like saying mammals are related to bats and whales. Birds ARE dinosaurs, just like whales and bats are mammals. Of course how similar a given group of dinosaurs looked to birds must be estimated by how closely related they are and what the fossil record says. All known coelurosaurs that have skin impressions show some sort of epidermal fuzz or quills (or feathers, in more derived forms). It's true that some compsognathids may show a patchwork of fuzz and scales, so you could say you are modeling it on those, though tyrannosauroids with preserved skin impressions all seem to be covered up with fuzz. There are also several reports of unpublished tyrannosaurus impressions (I've seen a few) and unfortunately they are ambiguous.

So we don't have hard data, but note that T. rex doesn't "need" anywhere near as much fluff as he illustrated (at its size T. rex could stay warm without any fuzz or fluff at all). So as long as the artist thought it would be cool to make it wooly I just thought it would have been cool to go all the way with it.
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Creamclaw Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Not to be rude or anything, but I wasn't exactly talking about the illustration above, I was mentioning that they needed enough to keep warm, and I didn't mean that bats related to whales etc., It's a fact that birds are related to dinosaurs, and birds today aren't exactly dinosaurs like you said, but relatives.
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
No, it's a fact that birds ARE dinosaurs. They are maniraptoran coelurosaurs. They are dinosaurs in every way that a bat is a mammal. That's my point. Saying they are "related to dinosaurs" doesn't make any more sense than saying horses are related to mammals. 
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arvalis Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015
From my understanding there is cause to believe there were no feathers on at least the underside of the tail and belly from skin impressions.  Though I'm sure you'd know much better than I.  I got my information from Tomozaurus 
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Tomozaurus Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Student General Artist
Yes, there are seemingly skin impressions from the tail of 2 tyrannosaurids (though neither has been formally published), so it seems reasonable to assert that they reverted to a scaly-tailed morphology ala. Juravenator.
The belly impressions are from Tarbosaurus and only might be from the belly. It is ironic, because they actually are formally published and yet their position is more dubious.
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Technically there's reason to suspect T. rex may have not had fuzz at all as an adult (or at least at certain times of the year, or in one gender or another), I just meant that as long as you are fluffing it you could have gone all the way. But at the same time it's not implausible that T. rex could have gone halfsies.
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LTDragoonIII Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
DAWWWW
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:iconcyothelion:
CyotheLion Featured By Owner Edited Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist
I'm not a fan of T-rex having feathers, It looks ridiculos on such a large beast
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Creamclaw Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Fan? Uh, it's actually a fact that they had feathers and "fluff" so they could keep warm, and if they didn't they would probably freeze to death.
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JonaGold2000 Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That was in small Dinosaurs, in big Tyrannosaurs it was probably a remnant from their smaller ancestors or for display.
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Traheripteryx Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconyeahplz:
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CyotheLion Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Hobbyist
Whatever
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:iconarvalis:
arvalis Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Sorta too bad that its pretty agreed upon that they sported feathers of some sort.
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:iconcyothelion:
CyotheLion Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist
It makes T-rex look ugly
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:iconarvalis:
arvalis Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Too bad that its an animal not a fantasy creature.  Would you say fur makes a wolf ugly?
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CyotheLion Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist
No. But it is said that some dinosaurs are both warm and cold blooded at the same time. The sea Leather turtle is the only warmblooded reptile now
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arvalis Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
I dont know what point you are trying to make.
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:iconcyothelion:
CyotheLion Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist
I think scales suits T-rex
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JonaGold2000 Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It is pretty sure Tyrannosaurs had feathers, we found a few of its Relatives with Fluff the small Dilong and the 9m Yutyrannus (it was an adult) were preserved with simple fluff all over their body. Now because Tyrannosaurus was bigger and lived in a warmer enviroment it probably had less feathers but it still had them.
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arvalis Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Too bad
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LTDragoonIII Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Do you mean too many feather or the fact they would have feathers (as so many paleontology shows have pointed out) ?
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:iconcyothelion:
CyotheLion Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist
the fact they would
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XandertheSuperbabe Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it!!! I'm conflicted though. On one hand I want to hug it but on the other hand I want to run away hahaha
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N0b1eRebe1 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Student General Artist
Chickenasaurs Rex
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blueismayfavorite Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
this stuff is cool
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karina1818 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014
Awww cosita bonita <33
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