Ed Conrad (edconrad@prolog.net)
26 Nov 1996 10:54:43 GMT

Oh, by the way, I'd like to mention that I've also discovered dinosaur
bones in Carboniferous strata in Pennsylvania's anthracite region,
making them older -- by far -- than any previously found.

One of the better, easily-identifiable specimens is a portion of a
petrified foot embedded in a massive chunk of shale (or slate).

I guess it means that man and dinosaurs had co-existed at about the
same time, way back when coal was being formed a minimum of 280
million years ago (if one of the most Golden Rules of Geology is
indeed correct).

I suppose, when the stubborn publishers are finally forced to rewrite
all of their scientific textbooks about man's antiquity, they'll have
to include a chapter about the grand old age of the dinosaurs as well.

Ted now has the photo of the portion of the dinosaur foot in his
possession and I imagine he'll be adding it to his web pag at
one of these days.