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Oldest _T. rex_?



Berry, K. 2008. Evidence for a Tyrannosaurus rex from southeastern Colorado.
New Mexico Geology 30(1):12-13.

ABSTRACT: Dinosaur tooth and bone fragments were recovered from private
property at an undisclosed locality in southeastern Colorado. The site is in
an unnamed, transitional member of the uppermost Pierre Shale and is likely
within the Baculites eliasi ammonite zone (N. Larson, pers. comm. 2007),
making the site early Maastrichtian. This is the first record of dinosaur
fossils from these strata.

This journal has now started making PDFs of their back issues available free
on-line
(http://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/periodicals/nmg/back-issues.html), but
this one isn't up yet...

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Dixie State College
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"There's a saying that goes 'people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw
stones'... OK. How about...NOBODY should throw stones. That's crappy
behavior! My policy is 'no stone-throwing regardless of housing situation.'
There's an exception, though. If you're TRAPPED in a glass house...and you
have a stone, then throw it! What are you, an idiot? It's really 'ONLY
people in glass houses should throw stones'... provided they're trapped, in
a house... with a stone. It's a little longer, but you know..."
                                 --- Demetri Martin