On March 1st, 2023, PNSO introduced a new member Mungo the Meraxes to join the grand dinosaur family of the PNSO Prehistoric Animal Models series. Let’s get to know it with some details.
Who is Mungo the Meraxes?
Mungo the Meraxes is a carcharodontosaurid theropod dinosaur with its fossils unearthed in Argentine Patagonia, South America. The many fossils that Meraxes left make it the relatively complete carcharodontosaurid found in the southern hemisphere.
How did ZHAO Chuang and YANG Yang create Mungo the Meraxes?
The Size of Mungo the Meraxes
According to scientific research on the fossils, the model Mungo the Meraxes was set to 11 to 12 meters to scale down when we did reconstruction.
The Mouth of Mungo the Meraxes
The mouth of Meraxes was reconstructed without lips. When it closes its mouth, its teeth will be exposed outside.
The Forelimbs of Mungo the Meraxes
Meraxes possessed three fingers on each forelimb, and its claws were covered with keratinous sheaths.
Learn while Play
Subscribe to PNSO.Official YouTube channel. Get to know Mungo the Meraxes with ZHAO Chuang in the playlist of PNSO Prehistoric Animal Models-Get to Know Dinosaurs. Learn to draw Mungo the Meraxes with ZHAO Chuang in the playlist of PNSO Prehistoric Animal Models-Learn to Draw Dinosaurs.