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Saturday, 2 December, 2000, 11:57 GMT
Dinosaur find in Pakistan

Geologists in Pakistan say they have made the country's first ever discovery of dinosaur fossils.

Scientists from the Geological Survey of Pakistan uncovered the remains of more than a hundred leg bones and vertebrae at Barkan in the southwestern state of Baluchistan; they are thought to be around seventy million years old.

The Pakistani scientists say experts from the United States have confirmed that the fossils are those of dinosaurs.

They believe the discovery could give some idea of the migration patterns of dinosaurs and the feeding areas they may have used in Central and Southern Asia.

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