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Re: Phor-awhat?

At 04:31 PM 2/1/97 -0500, you wrote:
>To all:
>There's is one thing that has really been itching me lately.... How the
>blazes do you spell the name of a particular hooked-beak, predatory ground
>bird?  Is it Phorusrhacos?  Phororhacos?  I've seen it both ways!  Which one
>is correct?

I believe that Phororhacos, which was used for many years, was replaced by
Phorusrhacos on grounds of priority.  Anyway, Phorusrhacos is correct.
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