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What Kind Of Creature Was Named After Sci-Fi Writer Michael Crichton?

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Answer: Dinosaur

In addition to penning such Sci-Fi best sellers as Sphere, The Andromeda Strain, and Prey, Crichton is best known for his smash hit book (and accompanying movie) Jurassic Park.

In honor of his contribution to increasing public interest in paleontology, scientists at Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology named a newly discovered dinosaur species after the best selling author–the Crichtonsaurus is a member of the ankylosaurid family and lived during the Late Cretaceous period.

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During World War II, Which Of The Following Items Was Heavily Censored?

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The Only Crop Banned From The Futures Trading Market In The United States Is?

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TIME Magazine’s “Man Of The Year” Cover Was Created After They Failed To Honor?

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Parasitic Infections Compel Infected Grasshoppers To What?

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The Nickname For The Process Of Transferring Data Without A Network Is?

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What Modern Exercise Device Was Originally Used To Punish Prisoners?

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Artificial Grape Flavor Is Modeled After Which Grape Variety?

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The Advent Of Smartphones Put A Dent Into The Sales Of?

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Who Was Yoda’s Face Modeled Off Of?

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Marge Simpson’s Towering Blue Hair Was Originally Intended To Conceal?