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Posted by Scott Thomson on March 05, 2002 at 08:56:35:

In Reply to: Re: Queries answered and more posted by WW on March 05, 2002 at 04:53:13:

Hi Wolfgang,

when it comes to taxonomy I would agree with you. I am referring to general knowledge of the groups of reptiles only. Not their questions of systematics.

Taxonomy is a science of its own and is not beholden to reptiles, or any other group. It is a very specific and detailed science. I do not believe it requires University training to acquire a knowledge of it, but it would be difficult and require considerable effort on the part of the person interested.

Cheers, Scott



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