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A RUSSIAN PALUXY

"This spring, an expedition from the Institute of Geology of the Turkmen SSR Academy of Sciences found over 1,500 tracks left by dinosaurs in the mountains in the southeast of the Republic. Impressions resembling in shape a human footprint were discovered next to the tracks of the prehistoric animals."

Professor Kurban Amanniyazov, leader of the expedition, elaborated:

"We've discovered imprints resembling human footprints, but to date have failed to determine, with any scientific veracity, whom they belong to, after all. Of course, if we could prove that they do belong to a humanoid, it would create a revolution in the science of man. Humanity would 'grow older' thirty-fold and its history would be at least 150 million years long."

(Anonymous; "Tracking Dinosaurs," Moscow News, no. 24, p. 10, 1983. Cr. V. Rubtsov.)

Comment. Strata along the Paluxy River, Texas, contain a similar mixture of dinosaur and human-like tracks.

From Science Frontiers #33, MAY-JUN 1984. 1984-2000 William R. Corliss