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Re: Naming conventions
>I dunno. Australia's kinda big. WOuld you want a dinosaur that was
>only found in the Ghost Ranch quarry in Arizona to go around with a name
>like Usaraptor? Wouldn't tell ANYONE where in hell you found it.
True...but what about:
Austrosaurus ("southern lizard"...so evocative...really tells you it's from
North Queensland...well the name DOES rule out half of the earth's
Just as good is Antarctosaurus ("Not northern lizard").
Or how about Asiaceratops? (a horned face from.....Asia!)
"Wings!? I don't have wings!"
"Of course not! You're a boy!"