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Re: PAN PAN PAN, VARANIDS & THEROPODS



>In a message dated 97-12-09 21:09:44 EST, you write:
>
><< Betty, there is no such thing as _Pan pan pan_. _Pan_ is the chimp
> genus: there are two recognised species, _P. troglodytes_ and _P.
> paniscus_. Arguments still rage over whether or not certain chimp
> 'subspecies' are worthy of specific status, but that's incidental
> here >>
>
>Perhaps Gorilla gorilla gorilla was what you were thinking of?


I view of the way this thread has fared, I think I ought to point out that
"Pan, pan, pan" is the standard call for a non-life threatening distress
signal on CB radios.

Cheers,

Paul


Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd
pwillis@ozemail.com.au