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"Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." wrote:
> Congrats to Josh, Matt, Jen, Ken, Peter, and the rest! Now get back to work
> and find me that _Spinosaurus_ skeleton!!! :-)
> (Okay, okay, a _Bahariasaurus_ would do.)
> Of particular interest to me is the fact that the Cenomanian was a time of
> extreme climate (low latitudinal thermal gradient, one of the greatest
> Phanerozoic oceanic highstands, very high post-Carboniferous CO2 values,
> etc.), and that (possibly) the high organic productivity of Argentina and
> Egypt (at least) of this time may reflect these conditions.
> Something to think about on vacation, I guess.
> Again, congrats to the U Penn team for a great discovery.
Tom, thanks for the kind note. You and I need to get back into the field
together again soon. It has been far too long. There are a whole new bunch of
Simpson's quotes out there.
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