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Re: JP and dino toys
On Fri, 24 Feb 1995, Tim Madden wrote:
> > Somewhat tying into the thread on dinosaur toys and their effects on
> > children, I think the thing that concerned me the most about "Jurassic
> > Park" (the movie) was the descriptions of Tyrannosaurus' hunting
> > strategy. In the book, Alan Grant formulated the hypothesis that
> > Tyrannosaurus couldn't see stationary objects *AFTER* it didn't eat
> > him as he stood motionless against its nose. In the movie, Alan Grant
> > claimed that T. rex vision was "based on motion" while he was still at
> > the dig site.
> Sigh. I shuddered when that particular line was uttered in the movie.
> In the book this was used to clue Grant that the genetically engineered
> dinos could be breeding. Here was a Rex displaying an amphibian trait,
> and they used frog RNA to fill in sequence gaps, so what other
> traits might they have 'inherited'?
Just be glad that Grant didn't have a fly buzzing around his face,<grin> It
could have been the end of the movie.Could you imagine the size of Rex's
tongue. ( come here Rex, go fetch the stick Rex, DOWN RE...) Could be a
interesting pet too. (IMAGINE the cost of pet food) ,($10,000 on pet food
this week!). Though he would be a great guard dog, You ate the burglar
again didn't you.. Didn't you realize that you ate the police force.
OK enough of that. One more thing, MAILMAN Your Toast.
Kind of a strange thought ,