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Books and refs [was Re: Sitting down., The Dinosauria?, and new refs]

        I'm a (message) lumper today:
E Summer wrote:
>So the question is, what did they look like sitting? How did they sit?
>Is anyone aware of "sitting" portraits?
        Paul, G. S. 1988. Predatory Dinosaurs of the World.

Larry Dunn wrote:
>Is a new, revised edition of The Dinosauria expected/in the 
>works/whatever?  I want to buy, but not a 
>soon-to-be-rendered-obsolete edition.
        I have yet to meet a dinosaur publication which was not obsolete
before it was published. Don't let this stop you. Owning a copy of the
Dinosauria is like no other pleasure in amateur paleontology. Even if they
were to put out a new edition (and I doubt they will, after the ammount of
effort which obviously to have gone into the first one, my guess is
everyone'd be better off if they just wrote a new book), the old one is a
classic, bedtime reading for a month, the ultimate answer for many
questions, the amateur's (and I suppose professional's) dream. Have I made
myself perfectly clear? Buy it now! :)

Mikiel wrote (delightfully, I might add):
>dinosaur: Any chiefly terrestrial, herbivorous, or carnivorous animal of
>the extinct orders Ornithischia or Saurischia, from the Mesozoic era.
        Note that, despite this being the hoary old Websters(?) definition,
it is approximately accurate phylogenetically (although it is not a
phylogenetic definition). Novas (1996) defines Dinosauria as most recent
common ancestor of Saurischia and Ornithiscia and all of its decendants. Hee
hee hee.
      Jonathan R. Wagner, Dept. of Geosciences, TTU, Lubbock TX 79409
      "The cost of living hasn't affected its popularity." - Unknown