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At 11:55 PM 12/3/98 -0800, Dwight Stewart wrote:
> Before I bound off for the weekend, I thought I would see if anyone out
>there in Dinosaur Land has
>any information about a Tyrannosaurus find by a Dr. Keith Rigby of Notre
>Dame? I saw a blurb
>somewhere on the Web stating that this specimen might have been as long as
>18 meters. Is that
And, of course, everything on the web is correct... :-S
Please consult the dinosaur list archives (at http://www.cmnh.org/) for more
information on this specimen. We have dealt with it quite extensively in
The short form: there is no positive information at the moment to suggest
this specimen is dramatically larger than other big specimens of _T. rex_.
Also, there is no positive information at the moment that this ISN'T a _T.
rex_, Internet-discussions to the contrary notwithstanding.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Maryland Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD 20742 Fax: 301-314-9661