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Re: Big Dinosaur Prints Found
Probably just used to sound "more" scientific. I've never heard it
used. But I AM glad to see that archaeologists are taking time out of
their busy schedules to dig up fossils once again...
> Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 06:21:47 -0800
> From: "Don Lamson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
... or http://channel.nytimes.com/2001/03/20/science/20DINO.html
if you prefer to skip the step of registering a vacuous one-time
account with made-up personal details :-)
The last paragraph of the article says --
Experts think the footprints were left mainly by a group of
phytophagous dinosaurs followed by a few carnivorous ones, the
news agency said.
So -- phytophagous. Obviously means plant-eating ("phyto" as in
"phytodinosauria", "phagous" as in "saurophaganax") but how does it
differ from "herbivorous"?
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