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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Dear Carl,</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>What about Trigoniid bivalves (e.g. Neotrigonia)? In the dim,
dark recesses of my </span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span
 style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>me</span></font><font size=2
face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>mory, I recall they
were known from the northern hemisphere before they were found in </span></font><font
  size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Port
  Phillip Bay</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
 font-family:Arial'>, </span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span
  style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Victoria</span></font><font
size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>You should perhaps see the following:</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

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 <li class=MsoNormal><strong><b><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:
     10.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal'>Mammals and Cryptozoology</span></font></b></strong><font
     size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> by George
     Gaylord Simpson: <em><i><font face=Arial><span style='font-family:Arial'>Proceedings
     of the A</span></font></i></em></span></font><em><i><font size=2
      face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>me</span></font></i></em><em><i><font
     size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>rican
     Philosophical Society</span></font></i></em><font size=2 face=Arial><span
     style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>, Vol. 128, No. 1 (Mar. 30,
     1984), pp. 1-19, which discusses in part the discovery of extant species
     or genera previously known only from fossils as well as the unlikelihood
     of yetis, loch ness monsters etc, and</span></font></li>
 <li class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color="#333333" face=Arial><span
       style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#333333'>Niles</span></font><font
     size=2 color="#333333" face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
     font-family:Arial;color:#333333'> Eldredge and Steven M. Stanley
     (Editors): Living Fossils. - With 72 ill., 291 pp. = Casebooks
     in Earth Sciences (ed. R. N. Ginsburg) -  New York/Berlin:
     Springer - Verlag 1984. ISBN 0-387 (</span></font><font size=2
       color="#333333" face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
       Arial;color:#333333'>New York</span></font><font size=2 color="#333333"
     face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#333333'>)
     3-540 (</span></font><font size=2 color="#333333" face=Arial><span
       style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#333333'>Berlin</span></font><font
     size=2 color="#333333" face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
     font-family:Arial;color:#333333'>) - 90957-5</span></font><font
     size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> which covers
     much the sa</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:
      10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>me</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span
     style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> sort of territory without the
     fairy stories.</span></font></li>
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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Regards</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>John</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
10.0pt'>-----------------------------------------------------------------</span></font>
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<b><font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-weight:bold'>Dr</span></font>
</b><b><font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-weight:bold'>John R.
Laurie</span></font></b> </p>

<p><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Petroleum
and Marine Division</span></font> </p>

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font-weight:bold'>GEOSCIENCE </span></font></b><b><font size=2><span
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  size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Box 378</span></font></u1:Street><font
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  <font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'><u1:City>Canberra</span></font></u1:City></u1:address><font
size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'> ACT
2601       </span></font><br>
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<font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Tel: (02) 6249 9412;</span></font> <font
size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Fax: (02) 6249 9980</span></font> <br>
<font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>E-mail: John.Laurie@ga.gov.au</span></font>
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<p><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Street
Address:</span></font> <br>
  <font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'><u1:Street><u1:address style="BACKGROUND-POSITION: left bottom; BACKGROUND-IMAGE: url(res://ietag.dll/#34/#1001); BACKGROUND-REPEAT: repeat-x">Cnr
  Jerrabomberra Avenue</span></font></u1:address></u1:Street><font size=2><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'> & </span></font><u1:Street><u1:address style="BACKGROUND-POSITION: left bottom; BACKGROUND-IMAGE: url(res://ietag.dll/#34/#1001); BACKGROUND-REPEAT: repeat-x"><font
  size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Hindmarsh Drive</span></font></u1:address></u1:Street>
<br>
<font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Symonston ACT 2609</span></font> </p>

<p><b><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-weight:bold'>ABN 80 091 799 039</span></font></b> <br>
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