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GGHNP: Ancient Dinosaur Nursery

Unread postby Lesego » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:25 pm

Ancient Dinosaur Nursery - The Oldest nesting site ever found. :D

Fossils of dinosaurs were fossils in sedimentary rocks from the Early Jurassic Period in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park in South Africa. This site has previously yielded the oldest known embryos belonging to Massospondylus, a relative of the giant, long-necked sauropods of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

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Unread postby bert » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:47 pm

Even made it on our most populair internet news page in The Netherlands

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Re: GGHNP: Ancient Dinosaur Nursery

Unread postby jesica » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:56 pm

190 million year :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

it is so full of evolution it is not even funny

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Re: GGHNP: Ancient Dinosaur Nursery

Unread postby Dabchick » Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:55 am

Cool 8)

Can one go see the site when one visit GGHNP?

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Unread postby okie » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:20 am

Wow - amazing - :think: the origin of mods :P
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Re: GGHNP: Ancient Dinosaur Nursery

Unread postby hilda » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:24 am

Very interesting - would love to see it! Thanks Lesego. :D

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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:24 am

Okie :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Where has the "funny post" smilie gone?

I saw the story and pictures in the Star newspaper and also heard about it on Radio 702. What an incredible find. It makes you wonder what else is out there.

They looked very cute, and amazingly intact and detailed. The tiny little bones.. wow. 8)
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Re: GGHNP: Ancient Dinosaur Nursery

Unread postby okie » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:37 am

Meandering Mouse wrote:Where has the "funny post" smilie gone?




Click on where it says " view more smilies " - page 2 .
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Re: GGHNP: Ancient Dinosaur Nursery

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:40 am

Thanks Okie.. I seem to get stuck on the :wall: :wall: :wall: , :slap:
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Re: GGHNP: Ancient Dinosaur Nursery

Unread postby bert » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:57 am

okie :wink:


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