Large-animal fossils in carboniferous strata
shane at reservoir.win-uk.net
Wed Apr 3 17:04:14 EST 1996
"Ed Rybicki" (ED at MOLBIOL.UCT.AC.ZA) writes:
>Ted Holden writes...
>> Carboniferous age is supposed to be 300 million years ago; nothing is
>> supposed to have been alive in the Carboniferous other than green trees
>> and plants, fish, invertebrates, and insects.
>> Therefore, it comes as something of a shock to many of these same scientists
>> that large numbers of human and/or hominid and other large-animal bones,
>> teeth, tusks, claws, and even handles of implements have been turned up
>> in the coal-mining districts of Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania coal is all
>Let's see...dated the 2nd of April: this guy is just a little slow.
>Like 24 hrs.
But, Ed, don't you know that the scientific methods used for dating
news posts are notoriously unreliable...? :-)
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