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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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Mabie Farm Park turned into Jurassic Park on Friday as dinosaur fans got a chance to get up close to some prehistoric predators.
Meanwhile, a group is fighting for the preservation of the dinosaurs on that island.
My first grade students were fascinated to learn that when I was a college student prevailing wisdom concerning dinosaurs was that each was a solitary animal.
The park showcases the evolution of dinosaurs that lived in Zigong, China in the Jurassic period.
"In terms of how it shakes up our understanding of dinosaur evolution, Teleocrater shows that the earliest members of the dinosaur lineage were very unlike dinosaurs, and that many 'typical' features of dinosaurs accumulated in a step-wise fashion instead of all evolving at close to the same time."
We still had the bird-hipped dinosaurs (Ornithischia) which really had nothing to do with birds.
Children have seen dinosaurs featured in Hollywood movies, mostly through special effects, but the models displayed here are animatronic and equipped with censors, Thomas explained.
Skulls and other bones of a new dinosaur species unearthed in Siberia support what some scientists have suspected: Dinosaurs with feathers were probably the norm.
In Dinosaur State Park, that's what happened in the year 1966, when people were doing construction on the land that long ago had been the place the dinosaurs had been walking.
The discovery is significant in that the Yukon River fossils geologically are older than other major sites in the state and that they preserve a record of dinosaurs previously unknown.