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Paleontológicas | Portal Académico del CCH

Paleontológicas | Portal Académico del CCH

Bristolia mohavensis.  Lower Cambrian Latham Shale Providence Mountains Summit Springs site in California

Lower Cambrian Latham Shale Providence Mountains Summit Springs site in California

Sauropod track at the "plateau of the dinosaurs" in Turkmenistan close to the border with Uzbekistan.

Turkmenistan's Plateau of the Dinosaurs is the location of one of the most magnificent collections of fossilised dinosaur tracks anywhere. Some dinosaur tracks have been discovered.

Paleontológicas | Portal Académico del CCH

Paleontológicas | Portal Académico del CCH

Chirotherium "Hand Beast" - Tracks in the Mud

Strange five-fingered fossilised tracks were once thought to have been made by ancient people. However, scientists have ascribed these tracks to Chirotherium.

Researchers may have just scratched the surface of a major new dinosaur site nearly inside the Arctic Circle, finding thousands of fossilized dinosaur footprints, large and small, along the rocky banks of Alaska's Yukon River.  The dino tracks were preserved in "natural casts" formed after the creatures stepped in mud, and sand filled in their footprints.

Researchers may have just scratched the surface of major new dinosaur site nearly inside the Arctic Circle. This past summer, they discovered thousands fossilized dinosaur footprints, large and small, along the rocky banks of Alaska's Yukon River.

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