Actually, this is mostly from Jurassic Park. I just like dinosaurs, and it's probably one of the best reengineered-dinosaur-based thriller novels of the twentieth century.
Oops. Looks like I accidentally double-posted it. I can't imagine how that happened; surely I'd notice pasting the text into the editor twice? Anyway, thanks for pointing it out. I'll take down the duplicate.
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