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Re: Monster find at Hell Creek

--- "franklin e. bliss" <frank@blissnet.com> wrote:

> De-lurking for a moment.....Looks like a patch of Caloplaca/ 
> Candelariella to me.  (a Lichen crust that grows on sandstones in the  
> American West).  Nice pattern resembling a three toed track though.   
> I see dragon shapes in clouds sometimes too.  Now granted the photo  
> may not do it 3-D justice and my eyesight is not what it used to  
> be......  Maybe the depressions collected moisture enabling lichen to  
> grow and be happy there.  I would indicate that this surface  
> indicated appears to me muddy and cracked and not on a well indurated  
> sandstone that would well preserve such a print..  The black lichen  
> is probably Lecidea atrobrunnea   Hummmmm.
> Frank (Rooster) Bliss
> MS Biostratigraphy
> Weston, Wyoming

Hey, on top of all that, i don't understand why these prints would be the 
oldest prints of T. rex
ever found - there doesn't seem to be much reason behind statements like this, 
explained in the

> On Oct 10, 2007, at 12:57 AM, Jay wrote:
> > http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,2187277,00.html

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