Writing in the journal Plos One, researchers say they took 17 photos of the famous Paluxy River dinosaur tracks and recreated the 148-foot scene in 3-D, showing that a long-necked dinosaur was either chase or followed by a large, two-legged predator. The digitized track reveals enormous stride lengths and deep imprints.
TODAY IN SLATE
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Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.