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Re: Dinosaur Hoaxes



On Fri, October 21, 2011 6:38 pm, john-schneiderman@cox.net wrote:
> What are the top 10 Dinosaur Hoaxes, Frauds, Chimeras, Forgeries,
> Modified remains, or Misidentifications?
>
> Archaeoraptor liaoningensis [construct]

"Archaeoraptor" was NOT called this in a scientific literature. Peer
review did the right thing, and kept it out of the technical literature.
The name only popped up in National Geographic, not in a scientific
publication.

> I'm
> interested in those dinosaurs that have made it into scientific
> publication as valid but later discovered to be fraudulent or a hoax.
>

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