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RE: nana vs. juvenile rex

> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Michael Lovejoy
> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 8:04 AM
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: nana vs. juvenile rex
> I've not seen the show, but the whole idea of the episode 
> forces me to ask: 
> When did Nanotyrannus stop being a juvenile rex and become a 
> genus in it's own right? Have I missed an important paper somewhere?

No, you didn't miss a paper. There is still a professional disagreement as
to the status. But the makes of JFC started with the assumption it was its
own genus, so that is the pattern that the episode followed.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program, College Park Scholars
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