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RE: Pot-bellied dinosaur from Utah
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of T. Michael Keesey
> > Kinda topical for DMLers...
> > tah
> > Paper available tomorrow, it would seem.
And it is a pretty important paper, for reasons I have alluded to recently
on the list (although I had to rephrase it to the older version, namely
Zanno's 2008 SVP presentation).
> "The most complete skeleton of a type of pot-bellied
> dinosaur, a therizinosaur, has been discovered in southern Utah."
> So, is the vernacular name for therizinosaurs "pot-bellied dinosaurs"
> now? (Didn't it used to be "scythe-clawed dinosaurs" or
> something? Oh, how the mighty have fallen....)
I still promote "sloth dinosaurs"...
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