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Re: Dakota the Dinosaur Mummy

MKIRKALDY@aol.com writes:

Notable quote:
"Based on the dimensions of Dakotaâs skin capsule, paleontologists have calculated that the duckbillâs posterior was 25 percent more massive than expected. Manning puts it a bit crudely: 'This animal had a big ass.' "

Hence the new genus, Badonkadonkasauridae. I was wondering about the etymology of that particular name, but couldn't find a Greek or Latin root for it. Thanks for clearing it up... :)


Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist              geo cities.com/dannsdinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia             heretichides.soffiles.com