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RE: Museology




< The AMNH spent three years and multiple millions of dollars renovating
< their dinosaur halls. Yet except for _Tyrannosaurus_, _Struthiomimus_,
< and _Apatosaurus_, all the other major mounts (_Triceratops_,
< _Anatotitan_, _Stegosaurus_, _Tenontosaurus_) are still standing exactly
< as they have stood since they were originally put on display. In other
< words, in sprawling, tail-dragging, inaccurate poses.

      Thats a bummer; people might try looking at the Denver Museum's renovated 
mounts which ARE as accurate as they can be.  Just because skeletal mounts have 
the potential to be extremely accurate doesn't mean the potential is always 
fulfilled.

LN Jeff