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Friday, December 30, 2005

Styracosaurus Crowned!

Styracosaurus, that spiky-necked glory of the Jurassic era, has garnered the top spot in our "Name Your Favorite Ceratopsian" poll, with mighty Triceratops a close second.

Triceratops may be a classic. But Styracosaurus is cooler (Joe Tucciarone's well-known painting of the face-off with the Daspletosaurus - in an otherworldly twilight of aurora and mist - says it all, I think).

Psittacosaurus, stretching forward in a final bipedal spurt, snapped its beak shut on the bronze.

Here are the numbers:

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Shame. Endless shame! Did I really say that the Styracosaurus was of the Jurassic era? I apologize. I apologize a lot.

For the Styracosaurus is an animal of the Cretaceous era, not the Jurassic.

Which reminds me: Why are all the dinosaurs in "Jurassic Park" Cretaceous dinosaurs? Am I the only person this is bothering?

- By Blogger Neal Romanek, at Wed Jan 04, 11:35:00 PM GMT  

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