View previous topic | View next topic

Name a dinosaur with three horns

Page 1 of 2
Goto page 1, 2  Next

731356.  Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:54 pm Reply with quote

I bet in the future there'll be a further reclassification and the former species will become species once more.

731358.  Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:23 pm Reply with quote

Jack Horner - isn't he an expert on Christmas pies and plums too?

Curious Danny
731489.  Wed Aug 04, 2010 8:10 am Reply with quote

Technically, Triceratops was discovered first and thus, torosaurus does not exist. Therefore, no forfeit for me ...

731636.  Wed Aug 04, 2010 6:00 pm Reply with quote

There are many research documents on dinosaur research. Scannella/Horner are only two of many researchers.

What I cannot understand is that there a references to fully grown Triceratops in many sources. Were these only partly grown? Some evidence describes an adult Torosaurus as weighing 4 tons whereas an adult Triceratops is quoted at anything up to 9.3 tons.

732481.  Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:08 pm Reply with quote

Since I was a child, I always wondered how anyone could tell the difference between a big dinosaur of one kind and a completely different species. I guess the answer is that they can't.

Sadurian Mike
732976.  Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:14 pm Reply with quote

Apart from the Emosaurus.

733045.  Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:04 pm Reply with quote

I'd love it if someone drew an Emosaurus.... it would have some kind of hair covering its eyes, dark rings around them, and a melancholy look... and their mating song would be so very sad. Poor Emosaurus.

But to the triceratops/torosaurus... which is the one that's being abolished?? Is the Torosaurus the young form of the Triceratops or the other way around? Seems to be two differing opinions there. Guess it's like the old Brontosaurus/Apatosaurus problem... and until there's definitive proof, I think I'll be sticking with the triceratops as having three horns. Just because it hasn't been discovered doesn't mean it never existed... there are of course many dinosaurs yet to be discovered.

733077.  Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:27 pm Reply with quote

Nessiteras Rhombopteryx to name but one.

733210.  Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:03 pm Reply with quote

733229.  Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:11 pm Reply with quote

He looks like an alien

733293.  Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:59 pm Reply with quote

:) i was just thinking, i would run towards the water too if a guy like that would come towards me on his motorcycle.

Sadurian Mike
733298.  Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:06 pm Reply with quote

It's Ironman.

733421.  Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:24 am Reply with quote

Sadurian Mike wrote:
Apart from the Emosaurus.

Damn you! Me nitwit started googling Emusaurus, and ended up on pages with info like

In WoW, a zergling was a special edition non-combat pet, and an image of Infested Kerrigan is visible on Goblin Shredders.

<needs a lie-down now>

Spud McLaren
733431.  Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:52 am Reply with quote

Reddy wrote:
...there are of course many dinosaurs yet to be discovered.
Indeed. My ex-boss was never discovered, although he came pretty damn close a couple of times before he retired.

733436.  Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:30 am Reply with quote

Another Peter Principle proof.
Many of them around, sadly.


Page 1 of 2
Goto page 1, 2  Next

All times are GMT - 5 Hours

Display posts from previous:   

Search Search Forums

Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2002 phpBB Group