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Re: Dinosaur fiction is more real than fact
On Tue, 10 Oct 1995, Terry Colvin wrote:
> There is a geological principle , which can be applied in many
> circumstances" Absence of evidence , is not evidence of absence ",
> just because something hasn`t been found , doesn`t mean that it never
> existed in the first place.
> Jurassic Park , the film was also a rare example of a film being more
> correct than the book , e.g. , Stegosaurii in the book , have cheek
> pouches (like a squirrel), when all of the specimens that have been
> found TO DATE do not , again , this does not mean that they didn`t
> haver them , but on the balance of evidence , the film wins , with no
> cheek pouches in sight .
Ah, yes, but you are forgetting the important fact : there were _no_
Stegosaurs in the film ( apart from the infamous Stegasaurus clip).