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best dinosaur names

Colin McHenry writes:
 > This will be old news to some of you, but anyway...
 > I was glancing through an Australian bird book, and came across this 
 > little gem:
 > The Common Noddy
 > /Anous stolidus/ ("stupid witless bird")
 > Some zoologist really didn't like this poor animal.
 > This has now overtaken /Platycephalus /and /Ornithorhynchus /as my 
 > favourite scientific name :-)

Better than Pantydraco, anyway.

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