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Re: New dinosaur discoveries from Utah and Wyoming



On Thursday, May 9, 2002, at 04:15  PM, Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 5/8/02 10:38:01 PM Pacific Daylight Time, bh480@scn.org
writes (quoting David Gillette):


<< “This is a one ton plant-eating carnivore with really bizarre claws,”
said Gillette. >>

OK, I give up. What's a plant-eating carnivore?

This mix-up probably happened because Gillette has probably got into the habit of calling theropods "carnivores" when talking to the popular press, for the sake of being easy to understand.


John Conway, Palaeoartist

"All art is quite useless." - Oscar Wilde

Protosite: http://homepage.mac.com/john_conway/
Systematic ramblings: http://homepage.mac.com/john_conway/phylogenic/