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RE: "Walking with Dinosaurs" in the U.S.
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> chris lavers
> At 10:04 12/03/00 -0800, you wrote:
> >Yes, Dinosaur TV boy strikes again.
> >WALKING WITH DINOSAURS will be premiering in the U.S.
> >on April 16 at 7pm Eastern Standard time on the
> >Discovery Channel. It will be shown in one three-hour
> Those of us in Blighty and Oz who have already seen it look forward to
> Uncle Sam's response. I suspect that the dino-list on the 17th of April
> will be too hot to access without an asbestos browser. (Look out for the
> explosively urinating reptiles, my favourite bit).
> Don't take it too seriously and you'll probably love it
One note for U.S. viewers of WWD: we will NOT be getting the same version
that everybody else in the world gets. The Discovery Channel version will
have about 6 minutes cut from each half-hour segment to make room for
commercials, and features talking heads (including yours truly) interspersed
as "bumpers" going into and out of commercial break.
As Chris says, don't take it too seriously: there is a lot in there which is
based on reasonable speculation, and a fair amount which is based on
speculation less well constrained by data (he said, diplomatically). Still,
where else will you get to see such less-well-known stars of the Mesozoic as
_Eustreptospondylus_ and _Koolasuchus_ (the mid-Cretaceous Aussie
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-4084 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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