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Re: Confusing Latin Names.



On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Hedges, Tony wrote:

> 
> 
>       Does anyone agree with me that most of the dinosaur names are both
> confusing and not particularly helpful?

No.

>       Would a secondary name system be helpful? 

You can use vernacular terms, e.g. ostrich mimics, horned dinosaurs,
duckbills, longnecks, trikes, 'raptors, etc., if the Latine gets too much
for you.


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