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Stone age graveyard

  1. Oct 21, 2008 #1

    wolram

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    This is the best article i have read to date.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/08/080815101317.htm

    The remarkable archaeological site, dating back 10,000 years and called Gobero after the Tuareg name for the area, was brimming with skeletons of humans and animals — including large fish and crocodiles. Gobero is hidden away within Niger’s forbidding Ténéré Desert, known to Tuareg nomads as a “desert within a desert.” The Ténéré is the setting of some of Sereno’s key paleontological discoveries, including the 500-toothed, plant-eating dinosaur Nigersaurus that lived 110 million years ago and the enormous extinct crocodilian Sarcosuchus, also known as SuperCroc.
     
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  3. Nov 14, 2008 #2
    The Sahara is inhabited by some very interesting nomads, I wonder if they are related to these people? Great discovery, thanks for posting this.
     
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