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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.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <email@example.com> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
)_v__/\ "... which is much more intellectually tenable than the sort
of metaphysical dualism that tends towards Zoroastrianism" --