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Dinosaur Was a Strong Swimmer, Doggy-Paddle Style

Posted April 15, 2013 7:49 AM

From Science News Headlines - Yahoo! News:

Claw marks on a 100-million-year-old riverbed in China reveal how some dinosaurs doggy-paddled over long distances, scientists say. "What we have are scratches left by the tips of a two-legged dinosaur's feet," study researcher Scott Persons, of the University of Alberta, said in a statement. "The dinosaur's claw marks show it was swimming along in this river and just its tippy toes were touching bottom."

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04/15/2013 10:22 AM

"Doggy-Paddle Style"

How can this be if dogs were not yet a species yet?

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04/16/2013 8:43 AM

Dino-Paddle?

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04/16/2013 12:33 PM

Like it!

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04/15/2013 5:17 PM

Probably just walking....

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04/16/2013 12:53 PM

Doggy paddle,...... sure, I can see that, yet nothing is mentioned how good they can hold their breath doing it....

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