Urban Myths, Serendipity, Coincidence

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Seosamh

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Oct 5, 2011, 8:50:25 PM10/5/11
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What are some of the most interesting stories surrounding the people
and processes in the history of paleontology?

And which of these stories are true?

Michael Barton

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Oct 5, 2011, 9:26:48 PM10/5/11
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Perhaps one of those most interesting is the work of Adrienne Mayor, The First Fossil Hunters, where she looks at waht Greeks and Roman thought of fossil bones. Some mythical creatures perhaps were devised because of dinosaur and mammoth bones.
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