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Re: Follow-up: the truth about killer dinosaurs
Must admit I never noticed the Iguanodon lips - I'll have to watch it
It has lips above the beak. That said, we've just been informed that it's
not a beak in the first place... I haven't seen the film...
One thing puzzles me though - WWD was supposed to be scientifically
but took a very conservative view of the science,
Blaming volcanic gases and the occasional naughty mammal for everything is
not conservative. It's regressive. Filmed in some lava fields in the Andes!
Hell Creek Fm! Lava fields! AAARGH!!!
And then, in WWB, the explanation for the marine Eocene-Oligocene boundary
mass extinction: ...mmm... basically, it was destiny that everything would
whilst WDR took the opposite approach and put feathers on everything.
_This_ is conservative. (Even though it wouldn't have been 10 years ago.)
But if it was just about satisfying the public view,
WWD was very light on gratuitous dinosaur violence.