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Re: tyrannosaurus



At 11:20 AM 8/30/97 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 97-08-30 08:59:51 EDT, martz@holly.ColoState.EDU (Jeffrey
>Martz) writes:
>
><< Which of these had the holotype stolen? >>
>
>Stolen? That's news to me. The holotype of _Jenghizkhan bataar_ went on tour
>for a while with the "Russians are coming" exhibition (Tracy Ford shot some
>photos of it); the holotypes of _Maleevosaurus novojilovi_ and _Tarbosaurus
>efremovi_ should still be mounted (with lots of plaster and carved-wood
>restoration) in Moscow. Unless one of them went on that tour, too.

It is the skull of _T. efremovi_ which was stolen from Moscow, if memory serves.

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