How dinosaur footprints are made
Published on February 3rd, 2011 | by Admin1
Using computer modelling, the team simulated up to 20 different dinosaurs walking in different conditions.
What they found was that heavier dinosaurs only left lasting tracks in thick, shallow mud.
In deeper, softer mud, only lighter dinosaurs could leave prints while larger animals would become stuck and die.
Story: BBC | Photo: BBC