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Re: _T. rex_ vs. T-Rex

There are many anoying things about Jurassic Park and other such movies.  The
word raptor used when in meaning for Velociraptor has been misinterpreted to
all dromaeosaurs.  Children used the term to identify a Deinonychus or
whatever when they see such an animal with a big, sickle claw.  T. rex is
another fine example as stated above.  Abbreviations and pet names should not
be made and then broadcasted to a naive public to identify these magnificent
creatures.  Screenwriters and authors should use full names and
classifacations.  Just a thought.

Jason Kennedy