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KXAS 2011-10-05 21:56:00 UTC
KXAS 2011-10-05 21:56:00 UTC
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NBC5 First at Four
KXAS (NBC)Dallas, TX DMA: 5
Oct 05 2011 4:56PM CDT
Programming Type: News
there's six flags, injuristry's world, arlington ballpark, arlington has a few things to brag about, but a dinosaur in the arlington dinosaur d iscove red in northth arlington. thtoe research site was discovered abdout eight years ago. the bones found at the site have proved unique. >> these are the only ones like it many the world. these are not found anywhere else. they're only here. >> this is an important discovery to t dallas/fort worth area and to dinosaurology. >> most people don't think of a t coastline or ballpark or six flags. we used to be part of a coastal swamp. >> reporter: the bones that are ha being found inou t ihis former coastalas region are helping scientists aroundie the world paint a a better picture of the dinosaur era. >> most of the dinosaurs that we hear about as kids and pop culture are from the t very end of the kre tashs, 65 million years ago. this dinosaur is from the middle of the period about 95 to 100 million years ago. science doe sn't know very much abchout that point inoi ntime. >> reporte r: he has presented his research to otheres scientists. that research is scheduled for publication next nyear. >> based on that paper it will be decided if this is truly a new animal. at this point, it looks like we've got a g pretty good case to o make that. >> reporter: you might say who cares? we're talking about something that happened 70, 80, 90 million years ago. but it's still texas. >> the fact that these t fossils are only found iarn texasn in the t arlington regionio specifically, al it's part of texasf history. this is forever parst of our history. >> if it's newt' they t get to name it. like. arlingtonasaurus. >>
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