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RE: Brontomerus, new Utah sauropod



They seem to have taken it off of the forthcoming papers page.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Mike Taylor
> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:41 AM
> To: keesey@gmail.com
> Cc: bh480@scn.org; dinosaur@usc.edu; Mathew Wedel
> Subject: Re: Brontomerus, new Utah sauropod
> 
> On 4 January 2011 09:35, T. Michael Keesey <keesey@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:14 PM,  <bh480@scn.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> The paper has great reconstruction of a parent Brontomerus 
> defending 
> >> a youngster by kicking the Cretaceous out of a Utahraptor.
> >
> > Nice!
> >
> > Also worth mentioning is the etymology--"Brontomerus" means 
> "thunder thighs".
> 
> Dammit all.  We TOLD the journal, several times, that we 
> didn't want the in-press manuscript circulated until it was 
> actually published.
> Apart from creating a nomen nudum, this is going to make it 
> much harder to arrange publicity.
> 
> Ah well.  Thanks to you both for your interest in what is, 
> after all, a pretty weird sauropod.  Yes, that etymology is spot on.
> 
> -- Mike.
> 
> 
> 
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> > T. Michael Keesey
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> >