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RE: BBC Planet Dinosaur

> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of darkin
> hi
> I'm a bit suprised not to have heard more about the BBCs 
> Planet Dinosaur on the list.  There have been a lot of 
> complaints about the way that paleontology is covered in the 
> media - particularly TV documnentaries - and it seems to me 
> that this series adresses those complaints very well.  They 
> seem pretty careful to make sure the narration is clear about 
> what's supported and what isn't, and every event seems to be 
> backed up by a fossil example.

It has not yet aired in the US, so the majority of the list has yet to see it. 
It is most certainly being discussed in
dinosaur/paleo-related blogs.

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