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2009-07-13 09:09:30

A second full footprint of a Tyrannosaurus rex has been discovered on the remote Philmont Boy Scout Ranch near Cimarron, N.M., a paleontologist said. This is one of the most important sites ever found in New Mexico, said Spencer Lucas, paleontology curator at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

2008-09-16 18:00:11

By SUE VORENBERG New Mexico scientists discover fossilized remains of Typothorax with protective spikes By Sue Vorenberg The New Mexican Don't call them perverts, but when two New Mexico paleontologists found a spiked opening on a fossilized 210 million-year-old animal - - in a place the sun doesn't generally shine -- they realized they had discovered something exciting.

2008-08-01 18:00:10

By SUE VORENBERG Scientists hope to gain insight into fossil record by studying current size ranges By Sue Vorenberg The New Mexican Some would say it's impossible to draw a picture of something when you can only see 2 percent of it.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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