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  • n. an agile dinosaur, of the genus Velociraptor, having sickle-shaped claws

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  • n. small active carnivore that probably fed on protoceratops; possibly related more closely to birds than to other dinosaurs

Etymologies

< Modern Latin Velociraptor genus name, from Latin veloci-, velox swift, rapid + raptor(noun) (Wiktionary)

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  • "You are still alive when they began to eat you."

    September 17, 2008

  • *twitches*

    For those reluctant to come visit me, I can assure you the Territory Insurance Office does have a Crocodile Attack Insurance policy. It was about a dollar a day last time I looked.

    September 1, 2008

  • You may not want to cancel that insurance just yet, bilby. Lampbane said (repeated) it once, but it bears repeating: "I still size up buildings for their potential as shelter..."

    September 1, 2008

  • *cancels his Death By Velociraptor Attack insurance*

    September 1, 2008

  • Life is so haphazardous these days.

    August 31, 2008

  • The loss of velociraptors, on the other hand... not so much.

    August 31, 2008

  • The loss of honeybees sionnach would be devastating to our food supply as well as to the ecology. It would be a disaster of the first magnitude.

    November 18, 2007

  • Hmmm, yarb, a classic blame-the-victim response. I suspect we may all need to worry about ccd in the not-too-distant future; unless the cause is determined, and a remedy found, the negative ecological ramifications could be far-reaching.

    November 17, 2007

  • Velociraptors are smart. I can't see them falling victim to such a dumb disorder.

    November 17, 2007

  • Whatever happened to killer bees anyway?

    This is a question under active study by beepidemiologists worldwide. The prevailing theory is that they fell victim to colony collapse disorder

    November 17, 2007

  • Damn, I forgot about velociraptors. My attention has been focussed on the imminent invasion of California by killer bees. Whatever happened to killer bees anyway? You never hear about them anymore. Maybe the velociraptors got em.
    Life is so hazardous these days.

    November 17, 2007

  • "I still size up buildings for their potential as shelter against velociraptor attacks."

    November 17, 2007