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AW: ...In total, he discovered 48 new species.



Propably the press again. They usually get things wrong on a professional basis 
;-)
"Hundred and thirty million-year-old tracks..." - "Isle of Wight's Jurassic..." 
- mutual exclusive! Media... bah!

Greets!

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The Isle of Wight's "Jurassic Coast"? When the oldest rocks are Cretaceous?

Does anybody know if there's a paper with this news?

Simon

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--- On Fri, 27/2/09, Janet m vandenburgh <van02@cox.net> wrote:

> From: Janet m vandenburgh <van02@cox.net>
> Subject: ...In total, he discovered 48 new species.
> To: "Dinosaur@usc.edu" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Date: Friday, 27 February, 2009, 7:21 PM
> http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/02/27/earlyshow/main4833152.shtml
> 
> UK Scientist Finds 48 New Ancient Species
> 
> (CBS)  You could say all Steve Sweetman had to do, was
> follow the tracks
> along the beach. Hundred and thirty million-year-old
> tracks, that is. 
> 
> Dinosaur footprints are common here, reports CBS
> correspondent Richard Roth,
> lining the shore on what's been called the Isle of
> Wight's Jurassic coast. 
> 
> And yes, among the fossils he's found here are remains
> of what you've seen
> in movies like Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park. 
> 
> "They were called in the film 'Velociraptor,'
> but they were actually a
> bigger representation of that animal. But the raptor I
> found here on the
> Isle of Wight was actually bigger than  ...
> 
> ...