KDFW Fox 4 Lone Star Adventure: Dinosaur at Lake Lewisville

KDFW Fox 4 reporter Richard Ray interviewed SMU paleontologist Timothy S. Myers for the TV journalist’s Lone Star Adventure series.

Ray interviewed Myers about a new dinosaur fossil discovered north of Dallas-Fort Worth at Lake Lewisville by amateur fossil hunter Dan Bidleman, Denton.

Myers is research curator for SMU’s Shuler Museum of Paleontology in the Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences of Dedman College.

Watch the video.

EXCERPT:

By Richard Ray

This week’s Lone Star Adventure takes us north of Dallas to Lewisville Lake, fossil hunting with a North Texas man whose remarkable find first got the attention of an amateur paleontologist – an amateur who is something of an expert — and now has professional scientists working with the bones.

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