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Discussion in 'Zoo Cafe' started by DuskTheKitty, 2 Jul 2016.

  1. DuskTheKitty

    DuskTheKitty New Member

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    (If this is in the wrong forum please forgive me, it was the best one I could decide on)

    So, I know I do all the time, but I'd like to know: are there any other Zoochatters who like to make up animals in their minds? Or is it just a product of my young age?

    I'd really like to know :D
     
  2. SealPup

    SealPup Well-Known Member

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    Do a google search for author Dougal Dixon and be inspired.
     
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  3. Hix

    Hix Wildlife Enthusiast and Lover of Islands Premium Member

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    Or for Rhinogrades.
     
  4. littlewallaby

    littlewallaby Active Member

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    I remember doing sketches of various non-existent cetaceans a few years ago but I've no idea where they went. I'm sure I could recreate them.
     
  5. SealPup

    SealPup Well-Known Member

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    I create ecosystems like this all the time. Did anyone see the Boulay book in French?
     
  6. SealPup

    SealPup Well-Known Member

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    Rhinograda though charming was whimsical. Dixon was scientifically minded just, like most of us, not a biologist and the sci he did rely on was out of date. Demains is very hard sci, it raises the bar for spec bio, but suffers taxonomic roulette.
     
  7. TheMightyOrca

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    All the time! I like to create fantasy worlds so I need animals to populate them, ha ha.
     
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  8. SealPup

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