The 210 million-year-old fossil had sat in storage at the museum for nearly 60 years and was found only by accident, the paleontologists said.The entire story is right here.
The animal is interesting because it closely resembles a completely unrelated dinosaur called an ostrich dinosaur that lived 80 million years later, they report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a British science journal.
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Lost and Found...
CNN has a fascinating story about what happens when someone misplaces an archeologic find and someone else finds it in the basement... 60 years later.