Dinosaurs in a Bio Luminescent Glow worm Cave

edited June 2015 in Dino Art Contest
Here is a speculative illustration playing with the idea of dinosaurs entering caves to lick minerals, take shelter, etc. The illustration is based on something modern African elephants do in order to get minerals they need to keep their massive bodies healthy. The dinosaurs featured are meant to be an armored Australian titanosaur called Diamantinasaurus. The illustration also depicts glow-worms, which are bio luminescent insect larvae that inhabit caves in modern Australia & New Zealand, and which may have existed in the cretaceous, as many of their relatives are known from the fossil record. To learn more about the science behind this illustration, check out this article on my website:

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