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The Smallest Stegosaur Footprint Ever Found Will Make You Squee With Joy – ScienceAlert

In a complete redefinition of the concept of ‘cute’, an international team of paleontologists has identified the tiniest known stegosaur footprint.

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In a complete redefinition of the concept of ‘cute’, an international team of paleontologists has identified the tiniest known stegosaur footprint.
Preserved in the stone in the Xinjiang Province of China for 100 million years, the print measures just 5.7 centimeters (2.24 inches) long, and was probably made by a baby stegosaur (ichnogenusDeltapodus) around the size of a cat, the research team said.
Fascinatingly, although we don’t know the wee little animal’s exact species, the print has allowed…

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