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Re: Tyrannosaur walking down the street

On Wed, 7 Feb 1996, Art Berggreen wrote:

> >
> >A picture comes to mind: An ambush is set for the tyrannosaur coming down the
> >street. The tyrant trips over the wire, coming crashing to the ground.  Out 
> >of
> >the alley way come three fanatical theropod workers, armed to the teeth with
> >tape measures and big calipers.  Jim Farlow takes the feet measurements,
> >Greg Paul gets the hips and upper leg, and I'll work on the metatarsi,
> >natch...
> >:-)
> What I'd like to know is, who will be the brave soul who will handle the
> oversized rectal thermometer?
> Art

A mammal chauvinist, eh?  That's *cloacal* thermometer, buddy!

Nick Pharris
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447

"If you can't convince them, confuse them." -- Harry S Truman