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>>Would you, fellow dinophile, be as intent on killing the dinosaurs as
Grant was
>>in the book and film? Especially as he was supposed to be a
>>dinosaurologist that
>>had been looking at the bones of these creatures all his life?
>        No, I wouldn't, but keep in mind Grant's psychological status:  if
>_you'd_ just been through several attempts to dismember and devour you,
>you'd be on the defensive, as well:  that ol' "fight or flight" thing.

Actually, a TRUE scientist would have killed it in self-defence, then have
measured and weighed it, noted soft-part colours, skinned it, preserved the
skeleton and soft parts for further study, attached appropriate field labels
and entered the data in his specimen catalogue.
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