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Re: Living dinosaurs?
In a message dated 8/9/00 3:04:58 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< Essentially, there's a lot of what one
_wants_ to see that is found, no matter what is there.
That's why a great deal of "cryptozoology" is not
considered a science. There _are_ self-styled
cryptozoologists who are very scientific and have
found spotted rabbits, largish forest antelopes, etc.
in the past 10 years who are quite respectable indeed.
People read "strange" and "unusual" into their
interests and are constantly looking for it without
Jaime "James" A. Headden>>
Indeed that's true. But there is a large difference between, say, a largish
forest antelope and a bunyip. The weirder the large animal the less likely it
is to be found.