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Do you think dinosaurs were concious?

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- Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:18:12 EST tmP/sW/9 No.22133
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Were dinosaurs aware? did they have thoughts?

i know its impossible to know for sure (i think?), but, what do you think? :p
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Ebenezer Woffingson - Thu, 06 Sep 2018 17:32:59 EST D7viY2z9 No.23692 Reply
>>22811
Yeah troodonts probably had at least crow like intelligence and crows hold funerals for their dead
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Nigel Wundlespear - Sat, 06 Oct 2018 14:27:35 EST 27lZqxsj No.23698 Reply
>>22809
Mass extinctions very much influence evolution, you're stupid.
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Doris Blatherfield - Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:44:18 EST 8IEN4UQf No.23708 Reply
>>22811
According to this theory, the avian cerebrum is almost entirely composed of basal ganglia, the basal ganglia is involved in only instinctive behaviour, and the malleable behaviour that is thought to typify mammals exclusively requires the so-called neocortex. However, towards the end of the twentieth century, there accumulated a wealth of evidence that these viewpoints were incorrect. The avian cerebrum has a large pallial territory that performs functions similar to those of the mammalian cortex. Although the avian pallium is nuclear, and the mammalian cortex is laminar in organization, the avian pallium supports cognitive abilities similar to, and for some species more advanced than, those of many mammals. To eliminate these misconceptions, an international forum of neuroscientists (BOX 1) has, for the first time in 100 years, developed new terminology that more accurately reflects our current understanding of the avian cerebrum and its homologies with mammals. This change in terminology is part of a new understanding of vertebrate brain evolution.

The apparent pallial relationships between these mammalian and avian brain regions were also supported by molecular embryology studies28,68,69. During development, both the avian hyperstriatum and neostriatum and the mammalian pallium express the pallium-specific transcription factors EMX1, PAX6 and TBR1. The developmental data led to uncertainties about how much of the archistriatum is pallial28,30. However, comparisons of the expression of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF ) and the glutamate receptor mGluR2 in adult birds and mammals indicated that the entire avian archistriatum, as defined in brain atlases17,70, expresses these pallium-specific mRNAs34,36. Further studies of the comparative expression patterns of other glutamate receptors in adult birds and mammals36 support these conclusions. Together, these studies indicate that the avian hyperstriatum, neostriatum, and archistriatum might be homologous to mammalian pallial regions.


An example of how avian pallial and sub-pallial areas can interact to produce complex behaviour in the context of the new view of avian brain organization can be seen in the brain pathways that control learned vocal communication (FIG. 3). Most of the telencephalic auditory processing areas are in the pallium, adjacent to a smaller auditory area in the striatum (FIG. 3a). Likewise, most of the telencephalic vocal control nuclei are in the pallium, with one vocal nucleus in the striatum (FIG. 3b). The vocal nuclei that are involved in the production of learned vocalizations, including human speech in parrots111, make up a pathway that directly innervates brainstem motor neurons (FIG. 3b, black arrows). This vocal motor pathway is similar to mammalian motor corticobulbar pathways106. The vocal nuclei that are involved in the imitation of vocalizations form a pallial–basal ganglia–thalamic–pallial loop (FIG. 3b, white arrows). This vocal learning pathway is similar to mammalian cortical–basal ganglia–thalamic–cortical loops27,106,114, which are involved in motor learning, sensorimotor integration and addictive behaviours. Other avian sensory and motor systems that are used for cognitive behaviours share a common circuit organization with the auditory and vocal pathways63,64.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2507884/

Modern Animals That Resemble Dinosaurs

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- Sun, 29 Jul 2018 09:30:54 EST xv1AouJM No.23663
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https://hubpages.com/education/Modern-Animals-That-Resemble-Dinosaurs
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Cyril Fublingfig - Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:29:21 EST 4xdlYu9c No.23682 Reply
These animals all look like total assholes


Mexican Scientists Discover New Dinosaur Has Booty Spikes

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- Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:10:14 EST kp0O/F+7 No.23647
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damn gurl are you Acantholipan gonzalezi cuz that booty could kill the club

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Mexican-Scientists-Discover-New-Dinosaur-Species-20180612-0027.html
>Paleontologists at Mexico's acclaimed Desert Museum have discovered the remains of a new species of dinosaur that inhabited the coast of northwest Coahuila state 85 million years ago, making it the oldest dinosaur to have inhabited the region.

>The name Acantholipan gonzalezi, comes from the Greek acanthos, which means spine, and Lipan, in honor of the brave Apache tribe that inhabited the region where the specimen was found.

>Acantholipan differs from its closest relatives such as Nodosaurus and Niobrarasaurus, since the ulna (one of the bones of their forearms), has a much larger projection than in other nodosaurs, in addition to having conical spines in the pelvic region.
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Samuel Blatherdale - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:06:23 EST WRvx0K8m No.23653 Reply
I literally got an erection, is this bad?
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Samuel Pishfield - Mon, 25 Jun 2018 14:53:02 EST +D4GB2oV No.23654 Reply
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Mexican dino 🐊🐲

Sweet dinosaur fossil

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- Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:10:41 EST V5KohRw1 No.23490
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I'm just going to leave this here
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Nicholas Seddlemitch - Wed, 02 May 2018 19:21:48 EST oXqXIQUu No.23629 Reply
>>23567
how many costumes do you encounter in a day?
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Edward Goodwill - Thu, 03 May 2018 07:06:00 EST 3VsoMYDf No.23630 Reply
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Keep /dino/ alive
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Fuck Wabberdale - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 20:33:36 EST Q0HYZRBm No.23644 Reply
>>23490 sweet... dinosaur... fossil. Definitely not a Phacopid

Dinosaurs ruled the earth.

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- Wed, 17 Oct 2012 21:55:33 EST j78CLa+O No.19347
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Man... dinosaurs used to rule the world. But then America nuked them. So dinosaurs souls possessed sand people and did 9/11.
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schepperschop - Sat, 01 Oct 2016 15:51:37 EST vwmtx/1r No.23387 Reply
Would jesus fuck a dinosaur?
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Charles Shakehood - Sun, 03 Jun 2018 01:29:34 EST Zj/mA5p+ No.23642 Reply
>>23387
I don't know what sexual preferences the historical figure of Jesus H. Christ had, but I could imagine he'd at least consider it (though "fuck" is such an ugly word. I think he'd call it something like "interspecial duo-sexual merrymaking", but again; I can't be certain).
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George Buzzforth - Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:22:31 EST m4mlxp6z No.23646 Reply
>>23642

Don't bump this thread unless it's in remembrance of Al Kaida nb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1SKf9YU4QQ

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- Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:08:45 EST i1XINRwL No.23554
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1SKf9YU4QQ

I wanna get high witth a dinosaaaaauuuuuur
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Clara Hisslecocke - Mon, 21 May 2018 07:07:45 EST HhXFnHhW No.23636 Reply
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Knew what it was before I clicked it. some dinosaurs every day



Things modern dinos do that old dinos could've done

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- Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:51:22 EST WP5+Pp8u No.23574
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I own a bird and therefore a dinosaur.
It's amazing to imagine that dinosaurs were able to imitate other animals way back when and how maybe tiny dinosaurs liked to snuggle in large mammals hair.
The coolest shit is imagining that some dinosaurs had a sense of ownership of some objects like how some penguins like a certain rock or how my pet bird will attack me for touching this blue bag she likes.

Another wicked thing I like to think about is the fact that mammalian evolution happened so much closer to now than avian-dino evolution did. Birds are fuckin' ancient compared to us. Insects even more so but they're mean and try to get into my cabinet and eat my crackers so I don't like them as much.
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Clara Wevingmet - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:59:07 EST HlRmQWrA No.23589 Reply
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>>23588
That's kind of terrifying
What if we go back in time at some point or go Jurassic Park and we find out dinosaurs act nothing like we expect
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Jenny Crenderfet - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:57:21 EST awLNqNsV No.23590 Reply
Pet dinos need to replace cars. That's the future I want to live in. I mean imagine riding a big dino through city streets.

I imagine that some dinos where very chill. Like friendly, even cuddly. The technology to make them walk again is here. I just want them to be big cuddly pets. Like a few of them had to be chill enough for tha.

wow

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- Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:15:17 EST IAjLhGRS No.23544
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check this new dino, they're calling it "barkaeopteryx"
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Beatrice Dellybick - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:41:50 EST /Qjhk+Rf No.23582 Reply
>>23544
looks like a tuft of pubic hair what a disgrace ahahahaha!

dead dinos

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- Sat, 12 Aug 2017 04:06:20 EST kyRv7n27 No.23549
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this board is as dead as the dinosaurs.
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Graham Bunhall - Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:00:48 EST uSMClChG No.23572 Reply
dead as the dinosaurs, but not as dead as your mum mate xD
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Phoebe Brookville - Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:40:07 EST HlRmQWrA No.23573 Reply
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>>23549
You show some fucking respect for oil damnit
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Martin Sinderstet - Sun, 29 Oct 2017 10:46:48 EST lyn10l+l No.23576 Reply
>>23573
Uh, ACTUALLY deathclaws in fallout lore are not result of radiation, they were military experiment with artificial mutating viruses, before the happenings.

dino memes

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- Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:23:29 EST BzVYUMcm No.23510
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can everybody open the door and get on the floor and walk the dinosaur
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Simon Grandwill - Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:50:33 EST IAjLhGRS No.23548 Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Albert Tillinggold - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:43:20 EST tQ+h7up2 No.23568 Reply
unrelated but I can't believe /dino/ is still alive in 2017
makes me happy


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