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Old 06-23-2009, 07:43 PM
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There's a reason man and dinosaurs are separated by 65 million years....
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:33 PM
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There's a reason man and dinosaurs are separated by 65 million years....
Yes, I know all about it. It's because we clash at dinner parties. I knew serving hors duerves made with duck liver pate' would anger the plant eaters. It started an argument between the hadrosaurs and tyrannosaurs which ultimately resulted rather badly for the hadrosaurs. Ah well, it's all ultimately a matter of etiquette. I'll get it right in the end, I'm sure.
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If we could make Dragons such as those in Anne McCaffrey's Pern series, then I am all for it!! Intelligent, maybe telepathic, and capable of teleportation; with proper training, and Human partners, they could carry freight and/or passengers, without any pollution of the atmoshpere. They would not NEED to breathe fire, but I think we could figure out that part, if there seemed to be a need for it.

I also agree that pterodactyls and dinosaurs are not the same...but I do beleive they were related.
I think it would be interesting to engineer species with intelligence!
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Old 06-26-2009, 06:14 PM
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In less than a century, we're going to have the genetic technology to create pretty much anything we want. People say we could re-create dinosaurs, but I say, what about dragons?

If some billionaire (or trillionaire, as the case may be, in the future) wanted to create a zoo full of dragons or other exotic creatures, what would you think of that? Wouldn't that be the ultimate zoo attraction?

Dragons that actually flew and breathed fire. Maybe that could be bigger than they were in mythology -- Godzilla-sized, even. Would you support that, or go see them?

The sky's (not) the limit!
my sister's kids would love that, she won't even let them have a dog
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Old 06-26-2009, 06:16 PM
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I'd advise watching "Dragonheart" and "Pete's Dragon", for an opposing viewpoint as to how that might work out.
the dragon's would all have a Scottish accent and love to dance.... awesome!!!
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