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Big Dinosaur Prints Found



This from NY Times web site

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/03/20/science/20DINO.html

March 20, 2001

Big Dinosaur Prints Found

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

BEIJING, March 19 ? Archaeologists have discovered fossils of dinosaur
footprints in northwest China that they say are the largest ever found, the
official New China News Agency reported today.

More than 100 dinosaur footprints composed of 10 groups were found on the
slope of a hill in Yongjing County in Gansu province, most of them intact,
the news agency said.

One footprint was almost four feet long and more than three feet wide.


The footprints came from at least four different kinds of dinosaurs, and the
traces of
their tails and excrement can also be clearly identified, said Zhao Xijin,
an
archaeologist with the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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