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Re: What to do?

At 03:42 PM 8/6/97 -0400, ES wrote:
>Hi, all,
>A few minor reactions to this thread:
>Anecdotally, all but two of the nearly one dozen leading paleontologists
>I've interviewed pointed to dinosaur movies (King Kong, Fantasia,
>Harryhausen, Godzilla) as being the single most important motivation
>toward their devoting their lives to science. Of the other two, one was
>sucked in by plastic dino toys,

But I might add that the..., er..., person in question DID spend a whole lot
of time watching monster movies during his formative years.

>and the other's source of interest is
>mysterious (though he does like sushi).

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:th81@umail.umd.edu
University of Maryland        Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD  20742       Fax:  301-314-9661