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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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The Real Life Substance With The Same Chemical Formula As Kryptonite Is Called?

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Bathing Machines Were An Integral Part Of What Victorian-Era Activity?

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In Addition To Corn And Rice, The Most Important Carbohydrate Source For Tropical Nations Is?

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The Rules Governing Civil Discourse Online Are Known As What?

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Early Versions Of What Thing Were Known As “Boneshakers”?

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The Largest Model Of The Solar System Ever Built Is Located In?

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In The First Half Of The 20th Century Which Of These Was An Olympic Sport?

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Compounds From What Food Have Been Shown to Suppress Coughing Better Than Codeine?

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Many Medieval Manuscripts Inexplicably Feature Illuminations Of Knights Fighting?

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The Smell Left On Your Hands After Handling Coins Is?