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Re: Steggie in Cretac/ dinogeorge***!!!use
>problem with the Indian Dravidosaurus was making the figures in the paper
>the remains in the photographs, and many subsequent papers on stegosaurians
>used the figures without questioning them. The taxon was finally removed
>Stegosauria by Chatterjee and Rudra in a recent paper on the K-T extinction.
Then I'm screwed, really screwed, and I have to rewrite those damn
scenes-- heading into 4th draft!
Anybody can write dinosaur FANTASY and many do. The trick is to set a
fictional plot there yet not fake the dinosaurs-- but a famous species
evaporates after three drafts??
The Dravidosaur was in every last reference I checked, I banked on it.
--Do you happen to have the citation for that paper? (I believe you,
George, but let me read the bad news for myself.)
I wonder if I've set the bar too high for a novelist.
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