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The Origins of Mankind
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What is your all-time favorite group of exotic (though not necessarily extinct) prehistoric pseudo-trees? 

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8 deviants said Arborescent Calamites horsetails, soaring to heights of 100' (30 m) or more
19%
4 deviants said Lycopods such as Lepidodendron, Diaphorodendron, Paralycopodites, and Sigillaria, reaching heights of 90' (27 m) to 130' (40 m)
19%
4 deviants said Tree ferns in the group Cyatheales, achieving heights of 80' (25 m)
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4 deviants said Seed fern glossopterids towering to heights of 100' (30 m)
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1 deviant said Oo, oo, I know a better one [please do tell]

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thomastapir
Thomas Duffy
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United States
Current Residence: Washington State
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Macroscopic
Favourite genre of music: Thrash/Metal
Favourite photographer: Piotr Naskrecki, Art Wolfe, Andrew Zuckerman, Poul Beckmann, David Doubilet, Igor Siwanowicz, Melvyn Yeo
Shell of choice: Chitinous
Wallpaper of choice: Peeling
Skin of choice: Epidermous
Interests
I feel as though these people have reached deep into my soul and stolen my dreams:

www.juxtapoz.com/current/nicho…
www.juxtapoz.com/illustration/…

Especially the spider birds--seriously, wtf...??

Lesser Birds of the Galaxy
Flightless Arachnavians
  • Mood: Cat Fight
  • Listening to: Some new Anthrax BS
  • Reading: Barbarian Lord, FBP, The Wrenchies
  • Watching: FVRL Confidential: The Movie
  • Playing: Nothing, just absolutely nothing
  • Eating: Shredded chicken "mini-quesadillas"
  • Drinking: Some hipster vanilla soda BS

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thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
I'm doing pretty good with the out-of-body experiences; it's more the "in-body" experience I'm struggling with....
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 7:17 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
I just saw a recipe for cuttlefish. COOKED IN THEIR OWN INK
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 7:16 PM
CrossDevice:iconcrossdevice:
Sapient Cuttlefish with power armor? Gosh I think my thoughts may be interfering with your dreams : P
Tue Aug 12, 2014, 5:57 AM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
I'm having recurring dreams about sapient cuttlefish in powered armor. WHY??
Wed May 7, 2014, 6:11 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO KNOW
Wed May 7, 2014, 6:11 PM
Oddsword:iconoddsword:
WHAT SECRETS ARE YOU HIDING???
Mon May 5, 2014, 10:03 PM
Oddsword:iconoddsword:
Lot of hidden comments, Tom.
Mon May 5, 2014, 10:03 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
Thus begins the endless cycle of recursive beard editing...
Wed Apr 30, 2014, 10:32 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
I'm starting to resent the fact that my car lacks the mobility of my astral body.
Sun Apr 13, 2014, 2:24 PM
Oddsword:iconoddsword:
How often do you remember your dreams, Tom?
Tue Mar 18, 2014, 11:15 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
I got new pants today. It was time.
Sat Jan 18, 2014, 7:11 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
Also, succulent-derived Mixopterus biomecha--think cactus spines.
Sat Sep 21, 2013, 9:09 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
Vegetable-based human or extrasolar primate biotech (bunch of bananas). Feral descedents thereof! (The vegetable-based biotech of humans or extrasolar primates, not of a bunch of a bananas.)
Fri Sep 20, 2013, 10:57 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
Partial inventory of insects sighted at Steigerwald, 28 August: Skipper butterflies, Thread-Waisted Wasp Sphex lucae, diverse pentatomids, and a Meadow Froghopper!
Thu Aug 29, 2013, 12:25 AM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
Sleep gives us the chance to spend a third of our lives interfaced with the astral plane.
Sun Apr 21, 2013, 3:45 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
STEIGERECOVERY--frogs, turtles, snake, ducks, swan, geese, coots, and nutria!
Wed Apr 17, 2013, 9:20 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
I've concluded that most adults are like children: fickle, impulsive, temperamental, demanding, egocentric, impatient, and prone to temper tantrums when they don't get what they want.
Thu Mar 7, 2013, 12:45 AM
Dystatic-Studio:icondystatic-studio:
If immortality happen with transhuman progressions, what would it be? Check this website to find out: [link]
Sun Mar 3, 2013, 9:17 PM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
I always feel like I'm violating some unspoken rule of etiquette at Sushi Land. : /
Fri Feb 1, 2013, 11:17 AM
thomastapir:iconthomastapir:
Dead nutria, dead squirrel; live cormorants, buffleheads, and kingfishers.
Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:51 PM
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:iconharikenn:
harikenn Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow your monster concepts are incredibly inspiring

I hope to make some wicked creatures like you some day
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:iconthomastapir:
thomastapir Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
Aw, thanks for your kind words, I'm glad you like them!  : D
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mr-author Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
>search for "organic buildings"
>fifty pages of half melted boxes
>give up, flip to tapir's devart
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
www.bbc.com/future/story/20140…

This is relevant to our "visible colors of mammals" discussion...
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:iconthomastapir:
thomastapir Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
I did see that one, freakin' awesome!  : D

Surely you've heard of the "sea gypsies"?
news.nationalgeographic.com/ne…

Hell, combine the two genomes and you're halfway to mantis shrimp!
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:iconpristichampsus:
Pristichampsus Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
Truly interesting stuff...
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Na-Komete Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great work!  I especially love the dinomantids you've been doing.  Also, what's with the "Hidden by Owner" tower dominating your first page?
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thomastapir Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
Thank you, sir!  re:  hidden comments--OH, it's just the usual "hey man thx for the fav lol" "no worries brotimes ur awsum lololol" kinda stuff, once I've replied and people have gotten the response I hide them to reduce clutter on the front page.
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Na-Komete Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Well, good luck with your dinomantigramoidial keloid-frappes!
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