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RE: NEW GOBI LIZARDS



Not dinosaur-related, but...

To be exact, Temujin was the man's real name, and Genghis Khan was his
title.

-Mike de Sosa

Darren wrote:
The species name honours Mark
Ellison, the AMNH artist, and the genus is from the Mongolian name
for Genghis Khan (Temujin). Some irony here then: one of the Gobi's
smallest predators has a name based on the same derivation as (one of
the names of) the Gobi's largest predator....