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Arthur C. Clarke dies

OK, so not a whole lot to do with dinosaurs; but I did greatly enjoy his books, 
as I'm sure many other list members did...


On a trivial note, Arthur C. Clarke did have a dinosaur named after him: 
_Serendipaceratops arthurcclarkei_.  Not only is the species named after him, 
but the genus contains a passing reference to Clarke's beloved adopted home: 
Serendip (Sarandib) is an old name for Sri Lanka.  (The genus name also more 
explicitly references the serendipitous discovery of the fossil, which is 
actually from Australia; and its putative identification as a ceratopsian 



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