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RE: Yet More Last Papers of 05...



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Jerry D. Harris
>
>     Also, since I haven't seen it mentioned here yet, Curry Rogers &
> Wilson's book _The Sauropods_ is now out

[snip]

> (drum roll, please) a cranial skeletal reconstruction of _Nigersaurus_.
> Darn thing looks like a freakin' nodosaur from the side!

Yes, that is one weird-ass dinosaur! I saw a preprint of that paper at SVP, and 
breifly talked with UChicago illustrator Carol
Abraczinskas about it as well. Strange, strange beast...

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