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Tiptoe through the Cretaceous: baby dino footprint shows toe-walking – Brisbane Times

The footprint of a baby stegosaurus – the smallest ever found – shows the animals tiptoed its way across north-west China 110 million years ago.



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Researchers have identified the smallest footprint from a stegosaur ever found, likely made by a baby stegosaurus walking on its tiptoes.
The print was found in north-west China on an expedition led by Associate Professor Lida Xing from the China University of Geosciences, and was among many other much larger prints of adult animals.
An artists impression of the baby stegosaur walking across the mudflats of the early Cretaceous.Credit:Kaitoge
University of Queensland fossil expert Anthony Romilio…

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