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RE: Bambiraptor feinbergi
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> << Linster christened the specimen bambiraptor because it's small
> like Bambi.
> It was original christened Bambinoraptor, bambino being baby (small) in
> Italian. Pick your poison...either way its...well...silly, but
> that is just
> an opinion.
Sad to say, no.
The specimen was informally called "Bambi" (like "Sue" or "Stan" or "Lucy",
some specimens wind up with field nicknames). That name was later enshrined
formally as _Bambiraptor_.
My fervent hope is that we will eventually be able to sink this species into
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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