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Re: Paleo Bloopers



> How about the naming of the Ornithiscian and Saurischian {Bird-hipped vs 
> lizard-hipped} groups.

    This tripped up geophysicist Donald Tarling and his co-editor Roger Osborne 
(and, seemingly, their consultant editor, 
*Stephen Jay Gould*!), who, in their _Historical Atlas of the Earth_ (Henry 
Holt and Company, 1996), allowed their 
glossary to state (p. 179): "Ornithischians had bird-like hips, and are almost 
definitely the precursors of birds." ( _sic_!)

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