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Re: Sternberg and Fiction (Marine Dinos)
In a message dated 5/9/2000 1:33:05 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> it seems
> pretty implausible to me that they would do any better than
> the generic level most times and, in some of the more boring
> morphologies such as in the theropods, probably would have
> trouble even there.
Compound this with the decent likelihood that many of the dinosaurs a
time-traveler would encounter would be completely unknown to science, or
extremely poorly known. How many of us would recognize _Rapator_ in the
flesh? _Echinodon_? _Calamospondylus_? _Yaverlandia_?