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How An Ankylosaur Went Out to Sea

From the marvellous Brian Switek comes another installment about dinosaurs, in his Dinosaur Tracking blog at the Smithsonian website.

How an Ankylosaur Went Out to Sea

The video lecture that accompanies this piece is really quite good, and sheds a lot of light on both the geological and palaeontological sciences and getting the fossils out. And then there's the "bloat and float" idea, one that I'd heard about before, but this just puts it into perspective.
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