This has got to be one of the most visually stunning trilobites in the world, a large Quadrops flexuosa. This bizarre trilobite has a distinctive four-forked protrusion coming off of the front of it’s head which is where the genus gets it’s name. It also has nearly 50 free standing spines that have individually been prepared free of the hard surrounding matrix.
"The first image you saw in this post, of the T. rex sleeping, is another thing you basically never see in paleoart. We always witness T. rex chomping on its prey. And yet predators spend most of their days sleeping and digesting, preparing for the next high-energy hunt. So your typical T. rex pose would probably have been more like that adorable cat curl than a bloody fight.”
All Yesterdays: Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals by paleoartists C.M. Kosemen and John Conway