Science: Diggers

Sweat on learned brows . . . the pick-and-shovel corps of Science toiling far afield... unearthing the bones of vanished animals, the relics of dead civilizations...bringing their treasures to bustling cities for common men to see in museums. Doings of diggers lately:

Wyoming was warm, wet and flat 125,000,000 years ago. It was a tropical land dotted by lakes and marshes, webbed by languid rivers. The water was alive with huge reptiles, sleeping, floating, wading, swimming, browsing lazily on the lush water plants and swamp grasses. They were sauropods— long-necked, long-tailed, bullet-headed dinosaurs, weighing 15...

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