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Re: Dinosaur trackway questions
On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Jordan Mallon wrote:
> I just read a tid-bit today in Martin Lockley's _Tracking Dinosaurs_ that
> discussed a trackway attributable to the ichnogenus _Anomoepus_. Evidence
> from this trackway apparently revealed that a small ornithischian got caught
> in the rain and proceeded to crouch down and wait for the storm to pass. I
The crouching mention got me curious to look.
I found a pic of part of an Anomoepus track at
(referenced from http://www.geocities.com/earthhistory/grand2b.htm )
Tail trace showing square scales (and what look like foot prints).
Interesting, if this is the track in question.
> was just wondering if anyone could cite me a reference where I might be able
> to learn more about this trackway - the original paper, maybe?
> Also, I was wondering about the status of the supposed "swimming theropod"
> trackway, attributable to the _Eubrontes_ ichnogenus and described by Coombs
> (1980). Is it still considered valid? Has there ever been any controversy
> surrounding this fossil?