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Fossil of dinosaur-skin traces found
Posted on Tuesday, 1 May, 2007 |
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Workers at a leisure facility found a fossil containing traces of dinosaur skin patterns, a rare discovery that could shed light on the actual appearance of the creature, the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum said Thursday.
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#1 Posted by
on 1 May, 2007, 13:07
#2 Posted by
on 1 May, 2007, 13:25
I wonder if it is determined whether the skin is reptilian in nature or not? The article didn't specify.
#3 Posted by
on 1 May, 2007, 14:15
#4 Posted by
Zero of Deism
on 1 May, 2007, 22:36
No pictures Yeah... so what does the skin look like?!
#5 Posted by
on 2 May, 2007, 10:34
Yeah... so what does the skin look like?! Like dino skin! ....sorry just had to get that one in, anyway yeah it would be nice to see a picture or something
#6 Posted by
on 2 May, 2007, 15:06
Very cool, but where are the pictures? Too bad.
#7 Posted by
on 2 May, 2007, 15:50
Very interesting article you got there. Would be nice if there were a few pictures, but I can visualize it a bit. Pretty neat! JJO
#8 Posted by
on 1 November, 2017, 16:48
A cube of sandstone was split to show this skin. We later took a chisel to expose even more. The whole dino is probably still there on the river bank.
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