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Re: Discovery could Endanger T.Rex Name

Garrison Hilliard wrote:

>><< So did Brontosaurus over Apatosaurus. >>
>Every kid now knows that the "real" name of Brontosaurus is Apatosaurus. 

Really? Please present your evidence for this statement.<<

I've also noticed that kids today seem acquainted with _Apatosaurus_, whereas 
just ten years ago, there seemed to be much more confusion over the name. I 
think, partly, it's that toys and childrens books have begun using the 
correct name. Most dinosaur-oriented kids even seem to know the "two heads" 

Caitlin R. Kiernan