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Dinos named after Kids



Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
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> On the "Tonight Show" last night, Jay Leno twice introduced Christopher Wolfe
> as the only kid who has had a dinosaur named for him. This is, alas, quite
> incorrect, as, for example, the species name for _Nedcolbertia justinhoffmani_
> also honors a youngster. Not to mention the Aussie ornithischian genus
> _Leaellynasaura_. Anyone think of any others?

Timimus hermani, named after Tim Rich (Leaellyn's brother), son of
Drs Tom Rich and Pat Vickers-Rich.

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