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RE: Brontomerus, new Utah sauropod
They seem to have taken it off of the forthcoming papers page.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Mathew Wedel
> Subject: Re: Brontomerus, new Utah sauropod
> On 4 January 2011 09:35, T. Michael Keesey <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:14 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> The paper has great reconstruction of a parent Brontomerus
> >> 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.
> > --
> > T. Michael Keesey
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