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Re: When did "T. rex" come into usage? (humor)

Allan wrote:
> By the way, I think T.rex is the only animal correctly referred to (genus and
> species as well as scientific abbreviation) by the general public.  Can anyone
> think of any other??? (Gorilla shouldn't count - and most people DON'T call
> them Gorilla gorilla).

Magilla Gorilla comes close. And what about Felix the cat? Genus and
common name all in one!

        Dann Pigdon
        Melbourne, Australia