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Dinosaur

1. An employee with a great deal of experience. The term is somewhat of a backhanded compliment as it connotes a curmudgeonly demeanor and resistance to change.

2. A slang term for obsolete technology.
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These data strongly suggest that the DNA is original, but without sequence data, it is impossible to confirm that the DNA is dinosaurian.
Unlike their dinosaurian ancestors, modern birds take dramatically less time - just 12 weeks in some species - to reach maturity, allowing birds to retain the characteristics of their juvenile ancestors into adulthood.
The authors conclude: "Our discovery, and subsequent report, of these sauropod dinosaur remains from Antarctica improves our current knowledge of the dinosaurian faunas during the Late Cretaceous on this continent.
The Dorking fowl's anatomy so closely matched the dinosaurs' that if the bird bones "were found in a fossil state, I know not by what test they could be distinguished from the bones of a dinosaurian," Huxley told his peers at the Geological Society in London in an 1869 address.
REMARKS: The four common functionally tridactyl dinosaurian ichnogenera are Anchisauripus, Anomoepus, Eubrontes, and Grallator.
What's particularly interesting is that it retains many of the primitive dinosaurian features that are absent in modern birds, but it has wing and shoulder [adaptations] that are very avian," says Chiappe.
While conducting virtual reality research, players must maneuver the creature through a variety of different activities in order to solve dinosaurian mysteries.
Of particular significance is the fossilized skeletal material attributed to early lizard, crocodilian, and dinosaurian taxa.
Birds would have inherited feathers from their dinosaurian ancestors and later used them for flight.