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Re: "Age of the Cybersaur"
At 12:15 AM 9/3/98 EDT, Mary Kirkaldy wrote:
>The article goes on: "A group of scientists, engineers and an artist
>in Europe is bringing back _Iguanodon_, a horse-sized herbivore
>that could walk upright or on all fours (think Dino, from 'The Flintstones'),
>as Robosaurus, a fully autonomous dinosaur robot." Anyone know
>where there are 9 meter long horses?
Well, it IS true that the "robosaur" is pony-sized. I saw video tape
footage of the working model at the 5th International Congress of Vertebrate
Morphology in July 1996. Interesting robotics, but more than that I can't
say. I'd LIKE to see someone do a robotic model of the jaw mechanics!
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology Email:email@example.com
University of Maryland Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD 20742 Fax: 301-314-9661