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Re: Paleo Bloopers



 From: "Jane P. Davidson" <jdhexen@unr.edu>
 > There was the famous mistake which E. D. Cope made in 1870 by
 > reconstructing Elasmosaurus with its skull at the tail end of its
 > spine. Altho I must say that this mistake does not well illustrate
 > that it is "ok" to make mistakes as he was hounded by this error for
 > all of his life.
 > Jane
 > 
True, however that was largely because it got tangled up in his
life-long feud with O.C. Marsh. (Indeed it may have been one of
the incidents contributing to the feud to begin with, as it was
Marsh who pointed out the error).

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