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“I honestly can’t tell you what an awesome learning experience this is. Whatever your field of interest, I’ve found there’s no substitute for rolling up your shirt sleeves and climbing down into the trenches with the data. I know this project has an aggressive timetable, but whatever gets accomplished, I think it’s going to be a tremendously rewarding exercise for a lot of people.” –Rob Taylor, ODP volunteer, in an e-mail with permission to cite
“I must point out that this will probably become a milestone in the history of New Paleontology.” –Andrea Cau, Theropoda [translated from Italian]