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Antarctica Everglades

  1. Feb 27, 2004 #1
    WASHINGTON -- Scientists have discovered the fossils of two new species of dinosaurs that lived in Antarctica millions of years ago when it was a warm, green land similar to today's Pacific Northwest.

    One creature from this lost world was a 70-million-year-old, two-legged meat-eater, a larger relative of velociraptors.

    The other bones came from a 190-million-year-old, four-legged vegetarian, an early version of the huge, plant-eating monsters such as Diplodocus.

    These relics from the Age of Dinosaurs were found at two locations, 2,000 miles apart, within six days in December.

    Reference:
    http://www.sltrib.com/2004/Feb/02272004/nation_w/142970.asp
     
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  3. Feb 28, 2004 #2
    And your point is?

    The ! on your post seems to indicate astonishment... if so you might want to research the science of plate tectonics and discover that the continent of Antarctica (and all others) was once part of a single continent which over geologic time has broken apart into the continents we see now. The break-up continues today (see the mid Atlantic rift for example).
     
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