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Re: NEW GOBI LIZARDS (joke)
The artist's name is Mick, not Mark.
> 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....
As I understand it, he wasn't all that tall. :)
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