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Re: Qantasaurus



At 02:24 AM 8/16/97 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 97-08-15 23:53:27 EDT, mceleskey@cabq.gov (Matt D.
>Celeskey) writes:
>
><< And, if this is indeed the case, are there other examples of dinosaurs
>named
> after [to flatter?] sponsors?


>Drinker nisti

I don't think that NIST sponsored the dig.  I thought that it was simply
that the discoverers (Siegwarth and Filla) are National Institute of
Standards and Technology employees.

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