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Re: Daemonosaurus, new early theropod and other dino news

On Wed, Apr 13th, 2011 at 11:06 AM, "bh480@scn.org" <bh480@scn.org> wrote:

> Some stories in the media:
> New Ghost Ranch theropod Daemonosaurus. The official abstract in
> Proceedings of the Royal Society B has not been posted yet online.
> http://www.livescience.com/13678-toothy-carnivore-dinosaur-rex-fossils.html

That article gives the etymology of Daemonosaurus as 'evil spirit reptile'. I 
thought the Greek 
term 'daemon' refered to intermediaries between humans and the gods?


Dann Pigdon
Spatial Data Analyst               Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj