Posted 2 years ago and submitted by Leonardo Romero | Share link: http://illo.cc/67342

Reconstruction of an extinct animal that lived nearly 60 million years ago, right after the domain of the dinosaurs and before the domain of the mammals, in what is called the Paleocene era.

It is known as Diatryma or Gastornis in the US and Europe respectively, but there is a little certainty whether they are a different genus or the same. At that time, the continents were joined. Anyway, they are called “terror birds”, but again, studies have shown that their diet may not have been just about eating small mammals nor proto-horses.

Leonardo Romero
Medellín, Colombia
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The visual communication of emotions and ideas have been always my passion. I can't remember the first time I took a pencil and started drawing. It's a way some of us have followe… Show more.

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