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