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Re: Happy Birthday, T. rex!




--- Neal Romanek <nromanek@earthlink.net> wrote:

> > Hmmm, how did T-Rex and his ilk get water?
> 
> A trunk? (with some first-rate armor plating, of
> course)

I would like to see a drawing of this T-Rex w/ Trunk. 
> 
> Actually, I've always loved the idea of a short
> (truncated...heh, 
> heh...) sauropod trunk - for hopelessly unscientific
> and aesthetic 
> reasons. I just want it to be so. But I gather the
> possibility has been 
> thoroughly chucked out.
> 
> Wait! Isn't it traditional for the birthday boy/girl
> to cut and serve 
> the cake? And with those tiny, spur-like arms! Who
> would have thought 
> the T. Rex birthday picnic would be so tragic?

Is there a tharizinosaurus in the house?

--Drew

> 
> 
> --Neal
> 
> http://rabbitandcrow.blogspot.com
> 
> 
> On Oct 5, 2005, at 4:55 PM, Andrew Simpson wrote:
> 
> > --- frank bliss <frank@blissnet.com> wrote:
> >
> >> No cheeks either so it would probably crumble out
> >> the sides.  Hard to
> >> wash it down too!
> >> Frank (Rooster) Bliss
> >>
> >>
> > Hmmm, how did T-Rex and his ilk get water? Perhaps
> > they did not drink but the blood of their victims.
> > Maybe they used their tongues somewhat like a cat
> > does. Seems like the easiest way would be to get
> in
> > the water and drink as they swam.
> >
> > I have other hypothosis on how they got cake.
> >
> > Andrew Simpson
> >
> >
> > --- frank bliss <frank@blissnet.com> wrote:
> >
> >> No cheeks either so it would probably crumble out
> >> the sides.  Hard to
> >> wash it down too!
> >> Frank (Rooster) Bliss
> >>
> >>
> >> On Oct 5, 2005, at 3:29 PM,
> Ken.Carpenter@dmns.org
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> No matter, he/she/it will eat the whole thing in
> >> one bite (and a few
> >>> guests standing too close).
> >>>
> >>> Kenneth Carpenter, Ph.D.
> >>> Curator of Lower Vertebrate Paleontology/
> >>> Chief Preparator
> >>> Department of Earth Sciences
> >>> Denver Museum of Nature & Science
> >>> 2001 Colorado Blvd.
> >>> Denver, CO 80205
> >>>
> >>> Phone: 303-370-6392
> >>> Fax: 303-331-6492
> >>>
> >>
> >
>
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> >>> for PDFs of some of my publications, as well as
> >> information of the
> >>> Cedar
> >>> Mountain Project:
> >>>
> >>
> >
>
https://scientists.dmns.org/sites/kencarpenter/default.aspx
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu
> >> [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu] On Behalf
> >>> Of Neal Romanek
> >>> Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 3:28 PM
> >>> To: tholtz@umd.edu
> >>> Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
> >>> Subject: Re: Happy Birthday, T. rex!
> >>>
> >>> Drat. No lips and all those candles to blow out!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Oct 5, 2005, at 5:11 AM, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Greetings,
> >>>>
> >>>> A good day in tyrannosaurid studies! 100 years
> >> ago today, the initial
> >>>> description of Tyrannosaurus rex, its junior
> >> synonym
> >>>> Dynamosaurus imperiosus, and Albertosaurus
> >> sarcophagus was published.
> >>>>
> >>>> Happy Centennial, guys!
> >>>>
> >>>>          Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> >>>>  Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
> >>>> Department of Geology            Director, Earth, Life &
> >> Time Program
> >>>> University of Maryland           College Park Scholars
> >>>>  Mailing Address:
> >>>>          Building 237, Room 1117
> >>>>          College Park, MD  20742
> >>>>
> >>>> http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/
> >>>> http://www.geol.umd.edu/~jmerck/eltsite
> >>>> Phone:   301-405-4084    Email:  tholtz@geol.umd.edu
> >>>> Fax (Geol):  301-314-9661        Fax (CPS-ELT):
> >> 301-405-0796
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> --Neal
> >>>
> >>> http://www.nealromanek.com
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >             
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