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Police to investigate biggest dinosaur jokes; ‘too soon’

The Metropolitan police have confirmed that they will look into complaints made to them about ‘tasteless, so-called, jokes’ made on Twitter about the recently discovered fossil of the world’s largest dinosaur in Patagonia.

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Posted: May 20th, 2014
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Human-like ancestor ‘pretty handy’ at golf, experts claim

also found with an early fondue set and the world's first recorded cuddly toyHuman-like fossils suggest this very close relative ‘probably played off a handicap of eight’.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2010
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Baby Woolly Mammoth ‘a bit rubbish’ complain scientists

‘Once we thawed it out, we realised it was just a hairy elephant,’ said researcher Daniel Fisher. ‘It’s a major disappointment.’

The 40,000-year-old baby mammoth, named Lyuba, was discovered in Siberia and is a perfect specimen. ‘It might be perfect,’ moaned Alexei Tikhonov of the Russian Zoological Institute, ‘but all it does is just lie there on the table. We tried prodding it but nothing happened.’

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Posted: Dec 10th, 2009
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Fossilised remains of Nerd discovered

Paleontologists the world over have been flocking to the site of an excavation in Essex to view the remains of what is without doubt the earliest example of a human nerd.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2009
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