World’s smallest stegosaur footprint

First dog-sized dinosaurs, and now a cat-sized stegosaur? An international team of paleontologists has discovered a single footprint of a tiny stegosaur, left 100 million years ago in what is now the Xinjiang Province in northern China. “This footprint was made by a herbivorous, armoured dinosaur known broadly as a stegosaur – the family of … Continue reading World’s smallest stegosaur footprint

A Scottish stegosaurus

The stegosaurus, one of the most familiar plant-eating dinosaurs from the Jurassic Period that resembles a dragon, left a lasting impression on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE. A team of palaeontologists from the University of Edinburgh report around 50 newly identified footprints on the Isle of Skye … Continue reading A Scottish stegosaurus