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Re: Bob Bakker lecture in Phoenix

>Ratkevich himself has published some rather outlandish ideas which few
>(okay, no) other paleontologist agrees with - regeneration in dinosaur
>limbs and tails, skin and muscles covering ceratopsian frills so that they
>did not stick out from the rest of the body, etc.

Tom et al -

        Just an addendum to this:  Ratketvitch's book is the one that Greg
Paul referred to in _Predatory Dinosaurs..._ as "possibly the worst
dinosaur book ever written," and frankly I'm rather inclined to agree.
Always consider the source!  8-)

Jerry D. Harris
Denver Museum of Natural History
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Denver, CO  80205
(303) 370-6403
Internet:  jdharris@teal.csn.net
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Overheard in the Denver Museum's
old Fossil Mammal Hall, from a mother
to her daugher:

"See there?  That's the camel-dinosaur, and
the horse-dinosaur, and the elephant-dinosaur..."

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