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Re: "Cowboy Dinosaur" for the masses
In article <D907C76F-2086-11DA-BD48-000D93371216@aol.com>, Adrienne
> The story has
> Cope and Marsh encountering a relict Brontosaurus, with a wonderful
> illustration by Robert Walters of cowboys lassoing the rearing
Would lassoing work? The long neck would mean the beast would
get strangled before the lasso-holder would have any appreciable torque
on the main body of the beast.
> The plot of a hidden valley of live dinosaurs is a popular fiction
> device, from Arthur Conan Doyle's "Lost World"
Does it pre-date ACD, does anyone know?
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Written at Fri, 09 Sep 2005 09:35 +0100
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