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> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Ken.Carpenter@dmns.org
> Here is the response I got from Mike Triebold regarding the new flat
> headed specimen and his domeless skull (skull complete save for the
> dome)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Triebold [mailto:mike@RMDRC.com]


> I saw
> that skull at the Childrens Museum awhile back, and it is really neat,
> and much different.  I'm still convinced that ours is a male P.
> wyomingensis.

I would favor that interpretation of Triebold's material, too.

Because many familiar species are known from only a single good specimen, I 
think some folks get too attached to the appearance of
that one specimen being the sum total of variation and diversity.

This new guy: cool. More roughage for rex!

                Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                Vertebrate Paleontologist
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