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The Thing - timeline
The Thing crash-lands on Earth.
Garry meets Bennings.
The Thing assimilates Norwegian and American science teams.
The Thing reaches civilisation and begins systematic assimilation of all animal life.
The Thing assimilates final indigenous lifeform.
October: Norwegian scientists are stationed in Antarctica. (Antarctica)
December: The Thing arrives at US science center and its cells imitate the people there. (Antarctica)