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Massachusetts lawmaker wants to name official state dinosaur

Podokesaurus holyokensis, which means “swift-footed lizard of Holyoke,” was first discovered near Mount Holyoke in 1910 by Mignon Talbot, the first woman to name and describe a dinosaur. (Podokesaurus holyokensis: FunkMonk, Michael B. H.)

Podokesaurus holyokensis, which means “swift-footed lizard of Holyoke,” was first discovered near Mount Holyoke in 1910 by Mignon Talbot, the first woman to name and describe a dinosaur. (Podokesaurus holyokensis: FunkMonk, Michael B. H.)

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