Dinosaurs http://kplu.org en Why it took more than 80 years to identify the world's oldest dinosaur http://kplu.org/post/why-it-took-more-80-years-identify-worlds-oldest-dinosaur <p></p><p>A researcher at the University of Washington says he’s identified the oldest dinosaur ever – pushing back the emergence of dinosaurs by millions of years.</p><p>The fossilized bones were discovered back in the 1930s, in Tanzania, in a major find that included a vast collection of specimens. They were gathering dust at the Natural History Museum, London, until the scientist who had custody passed away.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Longest unpublished dissertation ever?</strong></p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:02:56 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7281 at http://kplu.org Why it took more than 80 years to identify the world's oldest dinosaur Truck stop dino stolen in Montana http://kplu.org/post/truck-stop-dino-stolen-montana <p>MISSOULA, Mont. &mdash; The folks at Hi-Noon Petroleum in Montana have a new way to turn a dinosaur into gasoline.</p><div><p>They&#39;re offering a $250 gas card for information leading to the safe return of Dino, a 12-foot-long fiberglass Sinclair dinosaur that disappeared June 21 from the Crossroads Travel Center west of Missoula.</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 20:09:07 +0000 The Associated Press 5445 at http://kplu.org Truck stop dino stolen in Montana