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Re: DINO Commercialization

On Fri, 08 Aug 1997 23:57:26 EDT ceratosaur@juno.com (William J. Bevil)
>>Judy Molnar wrote:
>>I applaud your high standards, but life is full of compromises.  Live 
>with it.
>Basically that sums it up.  I hate that more money doesn't go to help 
>Paleo and Natural History science efforts.  But, if latching on to 
>this social frenzy means that Museums can bring dinosaur exhibits to 
>the public, I must applaud it.  Not every facility is the gigantic 
>AMNH, either.   Just think of all the small local museums out there 
>whose attendance increased dramatically from this surge of interest?  

Like our little place.  We use the Dinamation dinosaur exhibits we've
sponsored over the years to ride on the coat tails of the surge of
interest.  "Dino-surfing" I'd like to call it.  It will help us expand
our science programs to more school systems.

Judy Molnar
Education Associate, Virginia Living Museum
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