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The Queue: I am not going to write about dinosaurs (I totally am)

The Queue I am not to write about dinosaurs
Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Matthew Rossi will be your host today.

I know you all just want World of Warcraft questions and answers, and so, I won't talk about dinosaurs again. I'll just get right to your questions.

Iskande(@IskandeGamer) asks:

Q for the Q: when will you be writing an entire book on paleontology, rather than chapters of books?

You're killing me here, Iskande. To be honest, my interest in paleontology is strictly amateur. I've considered writing a kind of paleontological guide to World of Warcraft covering the real life versions of critters we see in game like the diemetradon from Un'Goro, but I seriously suspect there wouldn't be all that much interest. I love paleontology, believe me, but there's not much call for it around here.

Above me you see the new Direhorn model that will be introduced in patch 5.2, for instance. It's based on Triceratops, one of the most famous of the ceratopsians. However, while its horn arrangement is very suggestive of Triceratops, the large spikes on its frill is suggestive of Styracosaurus, a related ceratopsian that lacked Triceratops' impressive triple horns.

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