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FW: Stan



On behalf of Pete Larson (with his express permission) I am posting his reply 
to my query about the specimen number for BHI 2033.

Cheers,

Jaime A. Headden
The Bite Stuff (site v2)
http://qilong.wordpress.com/

"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)


"Ever since man first left his cave and met a stranger with a
different language and a new way of looking at things, the human race
has had a dream: to kill him, so we don't have to learn his language or
his new way of looking at things." --- Zapp Brannigan (Beast With a Billion 
Backs)





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> Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 11:35:18 -0700
> Subject: Stan
> From: peterl@bhigr.com
> To: qi_leong@hotmail.com
> CC: maxilla@maxillaandmandible.com
>
> Jamie,
>
> The correct specimen number for Stan (T, rex) is: BHI 3033. There are
> two "oviraptorid" jaws you may be refering to. One was found with Sue (BHI
> 2033, now FMNH PR2081), the original should be at the Field Museum.
> Interestingly, a second specimen found with Stan (BHI 3033). We usually
> maintain the same number for all the ancillary fossils found with major
> specimens. Eventually there may be a secondary number, attached as a suffix
> to the number.
> I am the official curator for the vertebrate collection. Any questions
> you have I would be pleased to answer.
>
> Cheers,
> Pete
> --
> Peter L Larson, President
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