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Fossil of dinosaur-skin traces found

Posted on Tuesday, 1 May, 2007 | Comment icon 8 comments


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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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Comment icon #1 Posted by Aaron Whisman on 1 May, 2007, 13:07
Saweeeet.
Comment icon #2 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 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.
Comment icon #3 Posted by wcturnersr on 1 May, 2007, 14:15
No pictures
Comment icon #4 Posted by Zero of Deism on 1 May, 2007, 22:36
No pictures Yeah... so what does the skin look like?!
Comment icon #5 Posted by agent ex 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
Comment icon #6 Posted by theparsley on 2 May, 2007, 15:06
Very cool, but where are the pictures? Too bad.
Comment icon #7 Posted by JJO 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
Comment icon #8 Posted by SpectateSwamp 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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