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Red Bull Gives Hadrosaurs Wings (Was Paleontologists have discovered 15 areas in Shandong province that contain thousands of dinosaur bones ...
Article quote: "...a giant "platypus" or Chinese duckbilled dinosaur with a
WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 16 m...." ???????????!!!!!!!!!!!! And all this time we
thought those forelimbs were for just for locomotion. --Mark
--- On Mon, 1/26/09, Janet m vandenburgh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Janet m vandenburgh <email@example.com>
> Subject: Paleontologists have discovered 15 areas in Shandong province that
> contain thousands of dinosaur bones ...
> To: "Dinosaur@usc.edu" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Monday, January 26, 2009, 2:06 PM
> My apologies if this is the same area ... & quantity of
> fossils in China
> brought up in the past ...
> Huge dinosaur find in China--state media
> Agence France-Presse
> First Posted 14:38:00 01/26/2009
> Filed Under: Science (general), Animals, history
> BEIJING -- Paleontologists in east China have dug up what
> they believe is
> one of the world's largest group of fossilized dinosaur
> bones, including the
> remains of an enormous "platypus," state press
> said Tuesday.
> Paleontologists have discovered 15 areas near Zhucheng city
> in Shandong
> province that contain thousands of dinosaur bones, the
> Beijing News
> "This group of fossilized dinosaurs is currently the
> largest ever discovered
> in the world... in terms of area," the paper cited
> paleontologist Zhao Xijin
> of the China Academy of Sciences as saying.
> In one area measuring 300 meters by 10 meters, more than
> 3,000 bones were
> found, the report said. Since digging began in March
> scientists have
> discovered more than 7,600 bones.