Which Jurassic Austen dino is most flirtatious?

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And here’s my contribution to the Jurassic Austen project: the most flirtatious creature in the dinosaur kingdom. Enjoy!


Siblioraptor wantonus

The siblioraptor wantonus can often be found prowling ballrooms for their next victim…er…dance partner.

Common name: Lydia Bennet (sometimes also referred to as Mary Crawford, or Henry Crawford, if male)

Description: In females, this human-sized dinosaur is often depicted with colorful feathers and an exposed décolletage. In males, the S. wantonus can often be described as wearing a rakish grin when seeking out prey. Both sexes possess sharp teeth and claws that remain hidden until they capture their prey.

Range: The S. wantonus thrives in locations where members of the opposite sex gather, i.e. ballrooms, drawing rooms, assemblies, militia parties, parsonages.

Behaviors: Siblioraptors are the most determined flirts of the dinosaur kingdom. They can best be identified by their high-pitched giggles, inappropriate touches, and other behaviors generally described as “wanton.” They are often found dancing, playing harps, or acting in plays. Because of these licentious behaviors, the siblioraptor often brings shame and ridicule upon other members of its dinosaur family.

Mating Habits: Often.


Other Dinos thus far: 

Avaricium hypochondrius by Beau North


Maternosaurus vulgaris by KC Kahler




Photo credits:

Balour bondoc: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Balaur_bondoc.jpg
Majunasaurus: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Majungasaurus_DB.jpg

13 Responses

  1. Vee

    So clever and hilarious! Any new books heading our way Jessica? I loved ‘The Muse’

    • jessica

      Thanks, Vee! I loved this blog tour. 🙂

      I’m working on something right now, but don’t want to spill the beans since the book is still in its infancy. But I’ll definitely let you know when there’s something to announce. Thanks for commenting!

  2. Christina Boyd

    My kids are all excited about #JurassicWorld. Strangely, now I am too. Thanks for the morning funnies!

    • jessica

      Now when you see the movie, you’ll get to think of Jane Austen!

  3. beaunorth

    I love the thought of Henry Crawford as a raptor. He’s a ladykiller all right.

  4. Lúthien84

    This is definitely worth a laugh. This species basically describe other rakes in Jane Austen’s novels like Willoughby.

    • jessica

      Very true! And I suppose he’s someone sibling, so it could work. 😉

  5. Paige

    I like the Siblioraptor Wantonus name…so perfect for the most flirtatious dinosaur species.

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