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Re: New Jurassic Park 3 Shot



That is indeed a shot of the Spinosaurus.  And yes, it is anatomically
inaccurate (as far as we can guess).

-Demetrios


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ray Stanford" <dinotracker@earthlink.net>
To: <todd@sunstorm.net>; "dinosaur" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: New Jurassic Park 3 Shot


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Todd Marshall" <todd@sunstorm.net>
> To: "dinosaur" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 10:39 AM
> Subject: Re: New Jurassic Park 3 Shot
>
>
> >...This is Not the T-Rex! This IS
> the spinosaur! You can even see the sail behind the head on the right in
the
> photo.<
>
>
>     I am not so sure the thing on the right side of the head is part of an
> extended 'spine' (seems very misplaced if it is) of a Spinosaurus.  Also,
> the muzzle shown is so wide as to make the 'restoration' look ridiculous
if
> it is put forward as representing a Spinosaurus of any kind.  Again, if
the
> thing shown is intended to represent Spinosaurus, then the snout is really
> funny, because, for example, Suchomimus tenerensis' (rumored to have
> inspired the JP3 star dino) snout is quite bizarre in its most remarkable
> narrowness.  In fact Suchomimus' muzzle was so narrow as to virtually
> convince me (quite aside from the shape of its teeth) that it was almost
> exclusively a fish eater (except maybe when a fish supply was very sparse,
> and maybe then it became a scavenger).
>
>     I doubt movie actors would appeal to Suchomimus (at least), unless it
> were very, very hungry.  :)
>
>     Ray Stanford
>
>
> -TM
> www.marshalls-art.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard W Travsky" <rtravsky@uwyo.edu>
> To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 10:13 AM
> Subject: New Jurassic Park 3 Shot
>
>
> >
> >  http://www.aint-it-cool-news.com/display.cgi?id=8432
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