Recently, the scientists have discovered one of the biggest dinosaur footprints in Gobi Desert, Mongolia, which has an estimated age of 70 million years. According to scientists from Okayama University of Science, the large footprint that has a length of 106 cm and a width of 77 cm offers new clues about the giant creature that roamed in the Earth millions of years ago.
|Professor Shinobu Ishigaki lying next to a dinosaur footprint in the Mongolian Gobi Desert. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eYlKs)|
"This is a very rare discovery, as well as these footprints fossils preserved well, has a length of one meter with traces of claws," said the statement issued by Okayama University of Science.
|A drawing illustrating the dinosaur that may have left a footprint in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eYlKs)|
"The footprints are proof that dinosaurs lived. There is a lot of information that can be obtained from the footprints, including the shape of the dinosaur foot and the way they walked," said Masateru Shibata, a researcher of Dinosaur Research Institute at Fukui Prefectural University.
|One of the paleontologists lies next to the femur of sauropod discovered in Argentina in 2014. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eYlKs)|
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