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From: Ben Creisler email@example.com
Subject: Danish Deinonychus?
Just in case this got missed, here's a news story about a
modest but intriguing new find:
First dinosaur fossil found in Denmark (COPENHAGEN, Nov
22, 2000) [Agence France Press]
A fossilized dinosaur tooth has been discovered on the
Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic sea, the first
fossil found in Denmark, Berlingske Tidende newspaper
The tooth probably belonged to a velociraptor or
deinonychus that lived 120 to 130 million years ago,
according to dinosaur expert Niels Bonde, of the
geological institute at the University of Copenhagen, who
analyzed the fossil.
A group of unemployed people participating in a government-
sponsored excavation found the fossil in a gravelled area
in the town of Robbedale, south of the island's principal
During the Mesozoic era, which lasted from 245 million
years ago to 66 million years ago, Bornholm was the only
part of modern-day Denmark not covered by water.