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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Apr 2017 3:37 p.m. PST

…before the end of the Cretaceous period.

"…While conducting paleontological research in northeastern Mexico, the scientists came upon sedimentary rock deposited toward the end of the Cretaceous Period that evidenced an enormous diversity of fossils, including the tracks of birds, dinosaurs and pterosaurs.

"Most of the imprints come from at least five different species of birds; dinosaur tracks, however, are rare. Only a single footprint comes from a predatory dinosaur," explains Prof. Stinnesbeck. The finds therefore indicate a gradual decline of the dinosaurs with a simultaneous increase in the diversity of birds even before the end of the Cretaceous Period…"

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Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian05 Apr 2017 4:33 a.m. PST

Wasn't Robert Bakker saying this 30 years ago?

cfielitz05 Apr 2017 8:09 a.m. PST

Yes, he was.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Apr 2017 10:15 a.m. PST



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