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Re: The Lost World: Errata
> That is certainly true. But considering that far more people will read this
> book and see the upcoming movie than will bother to read fact-based
> literature on dinosaurs, and considering the number of people who actually
> BELIEVE what they read in science fiction novels and what they see in the
> movies, I think it would benefit everybody if writers, like Crichton, would
> relay real-world facts correctly in their stories.
I'll go along with that. Some the most frequent staments of fact
I hear about dinosaurs from people is that T.rex's vision was based on
movement, it shook the ground when it walked, Dilophosaurus spit poision,
and that velociraptors were as smart as chimpanzees.