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Re: [toni.naish@btinternet.com: Alamosaurus a nomen dubium?]



In a message dated 7/15/2005 3:06:05 PM Eastern  Standard Time, 
mike@miketaylor.org.uk quotes Darren:
<< By analogy, the  giant predatory bird _Phorusrhacos_ is ALWAYS (pretty 
much) restored with black  and white plumage. Why? Well, because that's how it 
was first depicted by Zdenek  Burian! Ah, the burden of history. >>

Actually,  that should be Chas.R.Knight:
http://www.50birds.com/images/extbPhororhacosapcrk.jpg

Although I think both artworks are basically monochrome. DV