Science and Humor
- Tail spikes of stregosaurid dinosaurs
Word created by “The Far Side” Cartoonist Gary Larson
- Cartoonist Gary Larson created this word and it has been adopted as an informal anatomical term by paleontologist and all scientists across the world
- Used to Side swipe and melee predators. The spiney armor is present on many prehistoric creatures
- “There should be cartoon confessionals where we could go and say things like, ‘Father, I have sinned – I have drawn dinosaurs and hominids together in the same cartoon'”-Gary Larson.