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Re: dinosaur graveyard
On Thu, Jun 24th, 2010 at 2:58 AM, Ian Paulsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
"It's unlikely that these animals could tread water for very long, so the scale
of the carnage must
have been breathtaking," Eberth said.
Who said the art of punning was dead? :-)
"This treasure trove provides the first solid evidence that some horned
dinosaur herds were much
larger than previously thought, with numbers easily in the high hundreds to low
Unless many smaller (and usually separate) groups had gathered at what they
thought would be
higher ground, or were caught unawares on their way there. Fossilised remains
insights into how creatures *died*, but not necessarily how they *lived*.
(such as a mega-storm) may well have resulted in unusual behaviour.
Spatial Data Analyst Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj