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Re: Discovery Channel's "Beasts in Your Back Yard"



On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Ken Kinman wrote:
> Dear All,
>      In all fairness, they are apparently not addressing the question of 
> whether fossil material of dinosaurs can be found in a given area, but 
> rather what well known genera might have "lived" in that geographic area.  
> Glaciers or erosion in general may have swept a given area completely clean 
> of Mesozoic deposits, but that obviously doesn't mean such areas were 
> lifeless in the Mesozoic.   Unfortunately the phrase "in your backyard" 
> could be taken literally to mean that such fossils might be found in the 
> area, but I don't think that's what they really meant.

Adjacent zip codes should overlap in finds. That'd be one way to check.

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