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Hand-printed Stuffed Parasaurolophus Dinosaur - Handmade Lino Block Printed Well-Loved Duck-Billed Hadrosaur Stuffie with Head Crest

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Hand-printed Stuffed Parasaurolophus Dinosaur - Handmade Lino Block Printed Well-Loved Duck-Billed Hadrosaur Stuffie with Head Crest

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: ink, cotton fabric, dinosaur print fabric, thread, polyester stuffing
  • Favorited by: 21 people
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This is a handmade, block printed Parasaurolophus dinosaur in green and purple block printing ink on a vintage floral print cotton, backed with a fabulous crystal gem patterned cotton in cool colours. It is stuffed with hypoallergenic polyester stuffing and signed with the embroidered minouette name. He is about 30 cm or 12 inches from snout to tail and 15 cm or 6 inches tall.
The Late Cretaceous duck-billed hadrosaur with the strange hollow crest on its skull like its own built-in nose trumpet is a linocut printed by hand on the fabric.

Though its fossils are rare and incomplete, the instantly recognizable, large, elaborate cranial crest makes the Parasaurolophus one of the most popular dinosaurs today. It is believed that the crest allowed these animals to distinguish between similar species, and tell the sex of fellow Parasurolophus, as well as regulate their body temperature and for acoustic resonance. Though less bizarre than the now discredited "maybe it's a snorkle" theory, the amazing thing about the cranial crest is that its ability to resonate means that we are able to learn about the sounds this one special dinosaur may have made. Scientists computer modelled of a well-preserved specimen of Parasaurolophus tubicen, to reconstruct of the possible sounds its crest produced!*

Despite its popularity, fossil finds have been scarse. Parasaurolophus fossils have been found in mondern day Alberta, Montana, Utah and New Mexico. The holotype, the single specimen on which the species was initially described, is right here in Toronto, at the Royal Ontario Museum.

You can find all dinosaur items here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/minouette/search?search_query=dinosaur&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search

*Diegert, C.F.; Williamson, T.E. (1998). "A digital acoustic model of the lambeosaurine hadrosaur Parasaurolophus tubicen". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18 (3): 38A. doi:10.1080/02724634.1998.10011116.
This is a handmade, block printed Parasaurolophus dinosaur in green and purple block printing ink on a vintage floral print cotton, backed with a fabulous crystal gem patterned cotton in cool colours. It is stuffed with hypoallergenic polyester stuffing and signed with the embroidered minouette name. He is about 30 cm or 12 inches from snout to tail and 15 cm or 6 inches tall.
The Late Cretaceous duck-billed hadrosaur with the strange hollow crest on its skull like its own built-in nose trumpet is a linocut printed by hand on the fabric.

Though its fossils are rare and incomplete, the instantly recognizable, large, elaborate cranial crest makes the Parasaurolophus one of the most popular dinosaurs today. It is believed that the crest allowed these animals to distinguish between similar species, and tell the sex of fellow Parasurolophus, as well as regulate their body temperature and for acoustic resonance. Though less bizarre than the now discredited "maybe it's a snorkle" theory, the amazing thing about the cranial crest is that its ability to resonate means that we are able to learn about the sounds this one special dinosaur may have made. Scientists computer modelled of a well-preserved specimen of Parasaurolophus tubicen, to reconstruct of the possible sounds its crest produced!*

Despite its popularity, fossil finds have been scarse. Parasaurolophus fossils have been found in mondern day Alberta, Montana, Utah and New Mexico. The holotype, the single specimen on which the species was initially described, is right here in Toronto, at the Royal Ontario Museum.

You can find all dinosaur items here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/minouette/search?search_query=dinosaur&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search

*Diegert, C.F.; Williamson, T.E. (1998). "A digital acoustic model of the lambeosaurine hadrosaur Parasaurolophus tubicen". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18 (3): 38A. doi:10.1080/02724634.1998.10011116.

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