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Re: Stegosaurus preparation photos take two...
While all this is going on, I recall a reference to EMTs. Having been
one for 15 years and having responded to over 400 emergency calls
qualifies me to say that no...I am not a doctor, but I have saved a few
lives. I don't consider myself a paleontologist though I have dug a
few bones, written a paleontological thesis, belonged to the
Paleontological society for 25 years this month, and regularly teach
local children paleontological material. As an EMT, I am on the same
team as a doctor but we don't seem to try to make the distinction when
we are working side by side doing CPR on a patient. I am not quite
sure why there is an emotional need to make a distinction between a
"paleontologist" and a 6 year old who just found their first fossil.
You both are on the same team. One just has more ego than the other.