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Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2000 8:20
Subject: NA therizinosaurs, Otogornis,
Aublysodon and more
Hi there fellow list members. Just
thought I'd post a bit of information I've come across recently that most
people may not be aware of.
There are also several new findings announced
in the recently published Dinosaurs of New Mexico that should interest some
The supposed squamosal of Zuniceratops is
actually a therizinosauroid ischium. More of the specmen is known and
is currently under preparation and description.
Dear Mickey and
You're not kidding about
more of Zuniceratops being prepped. I've just completed an 18 inch zuni
sculpture for the Discovery Channel's " When dinosaurs roamed America"
project, under the direct supervision of Jim Kirkland. ( Luckily,
he lives in the next county.) I had access to all the material in the N.M.
I was also able to see new
limb and frill material at last month's Utah friends of paleontology
meeting. Scott Samson said it was the most bizarre looking ceratopsian he's
ever seen. The final piece looks like an emaciated Diceratops crossed with a
Montanaceratops, sans the deep tail. I have been told that the studio is
building a web site for viewing the different sculptures done by the various
artists. When I can, I will give out the email address to the