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Re: "Interesting" hypothetical: marines vs. Velociraptor

At 01:19 PM 9/11/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
>> I'll place my money on the marines.  Given that Velociraptor is over 70
>> years DEAD, they aren't going to put up much of a fight. :-)
>       Why are we using Marines?  Don't we want the people to win?  Send 
>in a Special Forces A-Detachment!!!


The advantage of this, of course, is having a vertebrate paleontologist in
the unit.

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
College Park, MD  20742       Fax:  301-314-9661