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Dinosaur Chase Digitally Reconstructed
2014-04-04 05:16:02

Using photographs of theropod and sauropod footprints excavated 70 years ago, Dr Peter Falkingham of the Royal Veterinary College in London and his colleagues have managed to digitally reconstruct a 3D model of the Paluxy River dinosaur trackways.

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2010-03-21 08:20:00

Experiments show that fossil footprints made over 3 million years ago are the earliest direct evidence of early hominids using the kind of efficient, upright posture and gait now seen in modern humans.


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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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