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Re: Dinosaur TV Week




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> From: MKIRKALDY <MKIRKALDY@aol.com>
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Dinosaur TV Week
> Date: Tuesday, January 06, 1998 10:42 AM
> 
> Larry Dunn wrote:
>     The new species of dinosaur is named Nedcolbertia justinhofmanni.  It
was
>  a meat-eating dinosaur with a relatively long neck, sharp teeth,
grasping
>  hands, long swift legs and a balancing tail.  Nedcolbertia
justinhofmanni
>  lived during the early Cretaceous period, about 125 million years ago. 
It was
>  recently excavated in east central Utah by James Kirkland, Ph.D., senior
>  paleontologist, Dinamation International Society.
 So when is Nedcolbertia justinhofmanni going to be published and added to
the Dinosaur Genera list? Also- from the description, it could be nearly
any type of coelurosaur( I know thats not the proper term anymore.,sorry.)

>     To enter the contest, children were asked to explain why they think
>  dinosaurs vanished from the earth 65 million years ago, and why they
should be
>  selected as Discover Card's Junior Paleontologist.
>  
>     Hofmann was selected from 11 finalists to become Discover Card's
Official

Anyone hear what his theory was?
          Just wondering-BHR