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Dinosaur footprints discovered in Hanover quarry

Scientists have discovered over 90 cretaceous-era dinosaur footprints in a quarry in Hanover, Germany.

A dinosaur footprint found in Utah in the USA.
A dinosaur footprint found in Utah in the USA. Image by Greg Willis / CC BY-SA 2.0

Stretching over a distance of 50 metres, the prints are thought to be between 135 and 145 million years old and were made by a long-necked dinosaur that weighed 25-30 tons. The tracks will be preserved by the Münchehagen Dinosaur Park and the State Museum of Lower Saxony in Hanover. Read more: thelocal.de