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Carnotaurus on Heroes!

January 23rd, 2007 by Mike Keesey :: see related comic

I have to admit I’ve gotten a little addicted to the TV show Heroes. Nice to see everbody’s favorite hero, Hiro, face off against a Carnotaurus tonight (sort of).

Although he was supposed to be in the American Museum of Natural History, I’m pretty sure that was the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History (which also starred as a genetic research lab in Spider-Man) dressed up a bit.

12 Responses to “Carnotaurus on Heroes!”
Bronson wrote:

I too have to admit an addiction to Heroes; I’d never seen it until NBC had it online, then I watched all of the 2006 episodes in one night.

It was great to see a theropod other than T. rex getting some attention, too bad the overdubbing on the Carnotaurus video mentioned something about “the T. rex was a fiersome predator” (paraphrased).

And yes, Hiro is my hero… dude’s a riot!!! ((>.

Mike Keesey wrote:

Yeah, although I think that might have been a Tyrannosaurus during that narration. It was hard to see, though. (Well, I have it on tape, so….)

Guanlong wrote:

Actually, that dinosaur in the video is supposed to be an Aucasaurus garridoi. The video is taken from the Discovery Channel’s awesome mini-series “Dinosaur Planet” Check it out here: http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/dinosaurplanet/interactive/dinoviewer.html

Mike Keesey wrote:

Ahh, good catch. Well, an egregious error, then—but, eh, I still like the show.

Debbie wrote:

Ha…I never thought I’d see mention of Heroes in your blog. :-D

And yay for the little shell toad guy surviving for so long!

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Sarah wrote:

Hadiaz- I can take a look into it, but even just with my communications with the book’s prlibsheus would lead me to take Dr. Hone’s answer of no.What I think Brian Switek means in that quote is it captures VISUALLY in art all that stuff. Not in technical science or writing.Remember that information can be spread and communicated in more than one way. The artists they have gathered for this book do more than just draw pretty Dinosaurs into generic backgrounds. Typcially they’ve done painsaking research and crafted the whole composition to tell us about the broader world of the Dinosaurs. The plants and very landscape are based on our best understanding of these things from the science. I doubt they would go into how that information came about (as they didn’t originally discover it), they’ll probably be discussing how they took that information and turned it into art.Granted I haven’t gotten the book yet, but this is what everyone from these other reviewers to the book’s creators have been leading me to believe.I’ll let you know for sure once I have the book.

Moussa wrote:

yashin より:Ada yang salah dalam cara berpikir maayarakst indonesia. Secara umum mereka berpikir tentara Jepang datang ke Indonesia untuk menjajah.Saya kira hal ini wajar karena ada perbedaan cara berpikir antara orang Indonesia dan orang Jepang. Saya pernah tinngal di Jepang dan saya merasakan adanya perbedaan cara berpikir tersebut.Disamping itu juga ada bagian sejarah yang berbeda ceritanya dalam buku-buku pelajaran sekolah.Semoga saja generasi muda bisa mempelajari sejarah masa lalu dengan sebaik-baiknya, karena suatu saat nanti saya yakin hubungan Indonesia-Jepang akan menemui masa-masa gemilang.Akan lebih baik lagi jika ada tukar-menukar arsip sejarah masa lalu dan dipublikasikan secara umum baik melalui film, buku, maupun media lainya.

Pongpos wrote:

桜木 朱雀 より:Sungguh disayangkan. Anda tidak tahu seaajrh kebenaran.Baru-baru ini, pemerintah Indonesia dan pendidikan kemungkinan besar akan didominasi oleh uang Cina.Menghilang dari supermarket atau produk Jepang?masalah melamin Cina adalah masalah.Jepang tidak melamin produk.Indonesia saat ini merupakan kesalahan kebijakan nasional.Dekat di masa depan, sekali lagi, oleh tangan perdamaian di Asia dan Cina akan dihancurkan.Apakah sedih.

Monu wrote:

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