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Re: Phil Currie and Burroughs?

Didn't Jim Kirkland briefly do something in the Sci-Fi realm?

Of course, there's Bakker too......


On Sat, 11 Feb 2006 13:56:04 -0800 Adrienne Mayor <afmayor@aol.com>
> Other paleontologists have published fiction on lost worlds inhabited 
> by dinosaurs:
> 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 ?