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Re: "Skeletons in the Sand" PBS show

>From: Bernard Silver <bernard@gte.com>
 > There are a lot of strong statements made in the program (by the
 > narrator), including that, prior to these discoveries, almost
 > nothing is known about Cretaceous dinosaurs in Africa, later
 > specialized to nothing is known about carnivorous dinosaurs in the
 > African Cretaceous.   Since Spinosauras is a Late Cretaceous dinosaur
 > found in Niger, and they talking about 130 mya, I assume they really
 > mean the early Cretaceous.

Well, considering that Spinosaurus is the most complete of the
known Cretaceous African theropods, and it is not very complete,
they really do know very little about them.

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