The article:

Facebook meme wrongly accuses GOP 2016 hopefuls on dinosaurs

By Tim Ryan
Published on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

The Facebook group Being Liberal posted a picture March 10, 2014, featuring side-by-side images of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., looking somewhat sheepish. Bolded text under the images describes the senators’ views on the age of the Earth and the extinction of the dinosaurs.

We decided to fact-check the meme's claims and discovered a profound lack of evidence. We rated the claim Pants on Fire; read our full report to find out why.

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