Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the
World of Warcraft. Matthew Rossi will be your host today.
That's right, more dinosaurs. Why? Because I love dinosaurs, and also because we have news about Spinosaurus
, one of the most famous predatory dinosaurs and also one of the largest predators. Specifically, a new skeletal reconstruction based on fossils found in Morocco in 2008. This is a big deal because before that, we didn't have much at all for Spinosaurus
, since the original fossils were destroyed
during World War II by Allied bombing. The idea that the Spinosaurus
was aquatic isn't a new one - the shape of its teeth and molecular analysis of the fossils suggested a marine diet - but the skeletal reconstruction gives new, physical evidence to support the idea.
At up to twenty tons, Spinosaurus
is definitely one of if not the largest predatory dinosaur ever, and it's suggested that it survived by hunting and eating sharks. With teeth like the ones it had (conical, for catching fish) it definitely specialized in fish eating. Fifteen meters long, twenty tons, this was a massive animal all told.
How likely is it that the in-game face re-customization feature will make it to live from beta?
I only ask because some forum posts have been met with skepticism.
Pretty likely, all told. Pretty darn likely. It's coded, it's in the beta, at this point taking it out is reversing a solid amount of work that served to include it. It's possible, but not very likely, that they would do that. Also, we have the following from Rygarius.
So I'd say that's pretty much a done deal. I'm 95% sure.
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