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Are the white stripes on the skeleton lights?
On 6/3/2014 8:00 AM, Richard W. Travsky wrote:
A competition to find a name for a giant dinosaur skeleton on display
in a Dubai shopping centre has just been won by a local bank manager.
Dinosaur enthusiast Johara Al Bayedh's winning suggestion was
DubaiDino, one of three names she submitted to the organisers via the
#NameTDMDino hashtag. "It's just amazing to have a giant dinosaur
fossil in Dubai," she tells The National newspaper. "It's not just
educational, but will make people imagine how the world was back
then," she adds. The competition attracted more than 6,000 entries.
The Diplodocus longus is 24m (78ft) long and 7.6m tall. The skeleton
was found in Wyoming in 2008. Archaeologists think it is more than 155
million years old and, with about 90% of the original bones intact, it
is one of the most complete fossils of its type yet found. [...]
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