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Re: "Beyond T-Rex"



At 08:53 AM 03/02/1998 -0500, you wrote:
>
>I watched "Beyond T-Rex" last night on Discovery (thanks again for the 
>heads-up, Larry) and while I was disappointed is in the lack of 'real' 
>information, I was really surprised by the pronunciation of the two 
>"challengers'" names.  Now I admit that I never tried to pronounce them, but 
>instead of Giganotosaurus sounding like "gigantic", 

I didn't see the program, but the name is not derived in the same way as
"gigantic".  It is "Giga" (great) "noto" (southern) "saurus" (lizard or
reptile).
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