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RE: Huaxiaosaurus, new giant hadrosaur from China
The mount looks like something from the 19th century, taildragging and all.
> Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:47:15 -0700
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> Subject: RE: Huaxiaosaurus, new giant hadrosaur from China
> While I cannot read Chinese, and the paper's figures are line drawings of
> what are certainly distorted fossils, I am making a prediction that this
> material may end up confused and, likely, referred to *Shantungosaurus
> giganteus.* This is further suggested by the fact that *Zhuchengosaurus
> maximus* (Zhao et al., 2007), another titanic hadrosaur from the same
> locality and formation, has been argued to be the same taxon, and was lumped
> into *Shanthungosaurus giganteus* (Ji et al., 2011).
> Zhao X.-j., Li D.-j., Han G., Hao H.-x., Liu F.-g., Li L.-j. & Fang X.-s.
> 2007. [Zhuchengosaurus maximus from Shandong Province.] _Acta Geoscientia
> Sinica_ 28(2):111–122.
> Ji Y., Wang X., Liu Y.-q. & Ji Q. 2011. Systematics, behavior and living
> environment of Shantungosaurus giganteus (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae). _Acta
> Geologica Sinica_ (English Edition) 85(1):58-65.
> Jaime A. Headden
> The Bite Stuff (site v2)
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> "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
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> > Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 15:25:24 -0800
> > From: email@example.com
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: Huaxiaosaurus, new giant hadrosaur from China
> > On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Ben Creisler <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Abstract:
> > > Huaxiaosaurus aigahtens Zhao, gen. & sp. nov. was a mild herbivorous
> > > dinosaur
> > Today's forecast for herbivorous dinosaurs: mild, with a 20% chance of
> > frills.
> > --
> > T. Michael Keesey
> > http://tmkeesey.net/