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Re: Phil Currie and Burroughs?
Other paleontologists have published fiction on lost worlds inhabited
besides George Gaylord Simpson's well-known, posthumous short story,
the late Canadian fossil track specialist William A. S. Sarjeant
published several novels about lost worlds of living dinos, under the
name "Anthony Swithin" (his middle names). Sarjeant also published
articles on geology in fiction, such as Arthur Conan Doyle and Tolkien.
The Russian paleontologist Ivan A. Efremov, who discovered
Tarbosaurus bataar in the the Gobi in the 1940s, wrote a sci-fi novel
called "Shadow of the Past" (1953), featuring fossil hunters who find
a cave wall covered in resin that had acted as a natural photographic
film, capturing images of the living Tarbosaurus.
and of course, don't forget the Turok, Son of Stone comics, about
Plains Indians trapped in a lost valley of dinosaurs, in the 1950s-60s
On Feb 11, 2006, at 11:22 AM, David Krentz wrote:
I suppose I shouldn't be surprised though, seeing as so many of us
love the same things. You know, like those lost worlds inhabbited
by dinosaurs ?