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Re: More Dino News



In a message dated 2/15/03 10:32:15 PM Pacific Standard Time, bh480@scn.org 
writes:

<< He also contributed to the discovery of "Zhang's 
 pterodactyl" last year, a dinosaur with a wingspan of 1.85 
 meters believed to date back about 110 million years to 
 the Cretaceous Period. >>

Umm--is this a pterodactyl or a dinosaur?
 
 "The dinosaur is named in honor of Zhang's diligent work 
 in research, as well as for his tremendous efforts to 
 transmit knowledge about fossils and prehistoric species 
 to the public," reads a thesis co-authored by a group of 
 scientists with the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology 
 and Paleoanthropology under the Chinese Academy of 
 Sciences.  >>

OK, but what's the >name< of the critter??