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Re: Tsaagan mangas - new dromaeosaurid from Mongolia
I'm just as much for being "multicultural" or whatever as anyone else, but I
think this critter's reached the "name is too goofy for its own good" point.
It just seems that the traditional foundation of using Greek and Latin for
scientific naming is being virtually tossed out the window with the new
dinosaur discoveries from far-off lands. Just an observation of mine that
I've had for a while...
This new specimen, coupled with CT imaging, provides >new information on
the skull and braincase anatomy of >dromaeosaurids."
Of course, the average person already "knows" that dromaeosaur skulls
contain a highly complex resonating chamber thanks to Jurassic Park 3...