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Re: Cadborosaurus willsi?



At 12:59 AM 7/2/97 -0400, you wrote:
>
>Hey,
>
>Go to <http://www.abcnews.com/sections/scitech/madrad_0627/index.html>
>and check out the newly described marine reptile (extant, mind you).
>Anyone have any insights on this?  Anyone get _Amphipacifica_, where it
>was published?

I have a copy of the infamous paper.  Amphipacifica is a journal of marine
invertebrate biology: the authors are two of the senior editors and pushed
the paper through (against the wishes of the junior editors) on their own.

As pseudoscience goes, it isn't very good.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:th81@umail.umd.edu
University of Maryland        Phone:301-405-4084
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