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>T.rex isn't the only dinosaur with rex as a species name.
>Personally, I hate "raptor". It creates potential confusion with the
>modern flighted predaceous birds, for whom the name is already well
Yes, but rex has been a well-established popular name for _Tyrannosaurus
rex_. Yes, I know about _Aliwalia rex_, _Othnielia rex_, _Edwarka rex_,
etc., but these dinosaurs aren't even well-known to the public. So let's
just call T. rex REX.
If you hate raptor when re: to dromaeosaurs, maybe you could create a
different spelling for it and still have it sound the same. I will certainly
adopt the new spelling, to avoid confusion with birds-of-prey raptors.
Raptor RKC (Rachel Clark)