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

[ Watch the Video: Photos, Maps Of Footprints Used To Digitally Reconstruct Dinosaur Chase ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. The Glen Rose, Texas site is said to be among the most famous sets of dinosaur tracks in...

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2010-03-21 08:20:00

Experiments by a UA anthropologist and his colleagues show that fossil footprints made 3.6 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 More than three million years ago, the ancestors of modern humans were still spending a considerable amount of their lives in trees, but something new was happening. David Raichlen, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona School of Anthropology,...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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