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Re: _Giganotosaurus_



swf@ElSegundoCA.ATTGIS.COM (Stan Friesen) writes:

>The name wasn`t _Gigantosaurus_, it was _Giganotosaurus_.

>Of course I read it as "Gigantosaurus" at first myself, until I
>reached the point in the article where it said the name included
>'noto' in reference to its being found in the southern hemisphere.
>It's "giant southern lizard", not "gigantic lizard"

So I suppose the correct pronunciation should be:

        Giga(as in "gigabyte")-Noto(rhyme with "toto")-Saurus

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