118-mln-yr-old dinosaur tracks found in African diamond mine

November 6, 2014 11:49 AM

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Researchers have found 118 million year old dinosaur, crocodile and large mammal tracks in one of the largest diamond mines in Africa.

Nearly 70 distinct tracks were recovered in the Catoca mine in Angola. All the tracks were found in a small sedimentary basin, formed about 118 million years ago, during the Early Cretaceous, in the crater of a kimberlite pipe, researchers said.

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