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World's largest Collection of Dinosaur Foot Tracks, Cretaceous Park, Bolivia
Bolivia

A giant cliff face bearing more than 5,000 individual dinosaur foot tracks from at least 8 different species stands at over 100 m high above ground here at this compact paleontological park in Sucre. It used to be possible to absail down to examine the footrpints closely but the practice is now forbidden as the mudstone, already exposed to the elements is crumbling at places.

Life-sized replicas of the different species once roamed this land decorate the park here and there.

At about 5km north of Sucre city centre, the park is a popular weekend destination.

Copyright: Arroz marisco
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Uploaded: 07/11/2012
Updated: 11/06/2014
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Tags: cretaceous park; cal orck'o; dinosaur; sucre; bolivia
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