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RE: the biggest one

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From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
Sent: Friday, June 25, 1999 7:56 PM
To: Edels@email.msn.com
Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Re: the biggest one

In a message dated 6/25/99 7:40:35 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
Edels@email.msn.com writes:

<<  My references say that the specimen (one bone) was badly damaged (but
 nearly complete) when found, was the 9th or 10th dorsal vertebra, and that
 it was lost during transference of Edward Drinker Cope's collection to the
 Academy of Natural Sciences of Phila. >>

  Is there any possibility that the specimen could have gone to the American
Museum of Natural History in the Cope collection they purchased? Anyone ever
checked there? Dan Varner.

AMNH yes. Jack McIntosh has looked, I think so has Ken Carpenter, but I may
be wrong, but needless to say it has been looked for but never found.

Tracy L. Ford
Dino Hunter
Dino Hunter