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Re: Bambiraptor



Most likely, Bambiraptor will remain
at the Graves Museum in Dania Beach, Fla.
where it will be available for researchers.

Jonathan


----- Original Message -----
From: <KiernanCR@aol.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 12:05 PM
Subject: Re: Bambiraptor


> Jaime A. Headden wrote:
>
> >>*B. feibbergi* honors, on the species, an investor
> and the owner and financial backbone of the project to
> describe and control this potentially important fossil
> specimen<<
>
> My mistake. I had it in my head that Feinberg was the sir name of the
child
> that made the find, but that was, of course, Wes Linster. So . . . in this
> case the species name honors the person who bought the fossil from its
> discoverer, not the discoverer himself.
>
> Something that I haven't seen addressed here is what the fossils ultimate
> fate is likely to be. I assume that Feinberg retains legal ownership,
which
> means he retains legal ownership of a generic holotype, a far from
desirable
> situation.
>
> Caitlin R. Kiernan