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Re: Neoplateosaurus--most preposterous tabloid dinosaur ever?!

On Tue, 31 Jan 2012, Ben Creisler wrote:
Google Books has archived the infamous sensationalist tabloid Weekly
World News. Needless to say, there are a wealth of dinosaur “news”
stories. Type in the query "Weekly World News dinosaur" in Google
Books and see what pops up....

The stories range from absurd tales of scientists being eaten by
living dinosaurs to items clearly based on actual scientific work
(such as a story about dinosaurs making calls that sounded like

My fav that I saw on the news stands when it appeared


Saddam's killer dinosaurs attacking troops...