Recently, we brought to your attention a bizarre dinosaur illustration that bore a striking resemblance to Larry David
. It's a piece of speculative evolution from paleontologist Dougal Dixon, and we thought his fascinating book, The New Dinosaurs
, warranted a deeper dive.
Dixon wanted to pick up where evolution left off when that pesky asteroid hit. He imagined how dinosaurs would have adapted over the millennia, and how they would interact with the geography of the modern world. Then he had a team of illustrators conjure these nightmare birds into our
plane, and we can never forgive him for that.
Here are a few more of his abominations: