Dinosaur Tracks and Trackways

Myles J. McLeod, University of Bristol:Earth Sciences

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Tracks are useful indicators of dinosaur behavior. This site is devoted to understanding dinosaur footprints through examining their shape, method of formation, preservation, and distribution. Ways of analyzing dinosaur tracks are also discussed with conclusions regarding dinosaur movement, ecology, and social interaction.

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Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:PaleontologyKeywords: Taphonomy, locomotion, cursorality, gait, behavior