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Pre-Dinosaur Fossil Unearthed in Texas

Date:
December 14, 2010
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Paleontologists have discovered a nearly complete fossil of a dimetrodon, a predator from the Permian period, in North Texas. Dimetrodons predated dinosaurs by millions of years.


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