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Re: dinosaur sexes



You write:

> if we're discussing sexes of dinosaurs...what do you call a boy 
>     dinosaur and what do you call a girl dinosaur?   Does it change with 
>     major nodes?  Is it always the same?
>     
>     a cock and hen? -closest to bird types?
>     a bull and cow? 
>     a male and female?
>     a tom and queen? 
>     a stallion and mare?
>     a boy and girl?
>     a dinosaur and dinosauresse?

Let's not forget boar & sow and buck & doe.

I use hen & cock for theropods.  For sauropods, and sometimes large
ornithopods, like in Raptor Red, I use cow & bull.

A group of youngsters where a clutch before they hatched -- what are a bunch
of infant avians called?

Raptor RKC (Rachel Clark)