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Dinosaur Tattoos

When most persons hear the word 'dinosaur', images of Jurassic Park and Godzilla immediately flash to mind. The term is derived from the Greek words deinos ('fearfully great' or 'potent') and sauros ('lizard'), although dinosaurs technically aren't lizards. Their existence has been one of the many motions in the decades old debate about Evolution versus Creation. There is still quite some mystery in the scientific community about what exactly led to the extinction of the species.

The Meaning of Dinosaur Tattoos

Dinosaur tattoos have very little spiritual meaning. Persons with these designs tend associate with the awe inspiring strength and power of a snarling T-Rex on the hunt rather than identify with the feeling of being outdated. 'Being a dinosaur' is a common way to express the antiquity of an object.
"Music CDs are quickly becoming dinosaurs."

Dinosaur Tattoo Variations

Dinosaur tattoo designs are a rarity, since most persons don't readily have an emotional connection with these animals. Of the series, popular variations include:

T-Rex Tattoos

Tyrannosaurus rex is the King of the Dinosaurs. They are the most popular animals of the species and are the main feature of many dinosaur tattoos. Who can forget the image of a roaring T-Rex in Jurassic Park! T-Rex tattoos are generally associated with untameable power and strength of these massive beasts.

Cartoon Dinosaur Tattoos

The Disney classic, The Land Before Time (1988), introduced the world to the lovable characters Cera, Spike, Petrie, and Ducky. Cartoon Dinosaur Tattoos are a shout out to childhood memories and the days of Innocence.

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