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Dinosaur Footprints in Gobi Solve Mysteries

Dinosaur Footprints in Gobi Solve Mysteries

Dinosaur Footprints in Gobi Solve Mysteries

Since 1948, the barren Nemegt area of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert has been a fossil hunter’s nirvana. Bones from thousands of dinosaurs and other creatures that roamed the shores of an ancient river 83 million to 65 million years ago have been dug up.

But in 2001 Canadian and Mongolian researchers led by Phil Currie of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology were startled to discover “fossilized footprints.