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Re: African fossil vertebrates
> Durand, 2005. Major African contributions
> to Palaeozoic and Mesozoic vertebrate
> palaeontology .Journal of African Earth Sciences.
> In Press.
> Spinosaurus is semi-aquatic.
Ugh, I hate that term. "Semi-aquatic" carries about as much information
as does "semi-cursorial". What is the cutoff point between being
"semi-aquatic" and being "terrestrial, but likes to wade"?
Perhaps Durand should have avoided the issue entirely and instead used
the word "piscivorous" to describe Spinosaurus' hypothesized lifestyle?