Footprints believed to belong to a sauropod found on the beach at Penarth in South Wales, Britain on January 1. Photo: Peter Falkingham / Natural History via PA Media / DPA
Footprints believed to belong to a sauropod found on the beach at Penarth in South Wales, Britain on January 1. Photo: Peter Falkingham / Natural History via PA Media / DPA

Footprints of early dinosaur discovered on Welsh beach

  • Palaeontologists at the Natural History Museum in London believe the footprints – known as a trackway – were most likely left by a very early sauropod or a prosauropod
  • Experts say the prints could have been made more than 200 million years ago, during the Triassic period

Topic |   Archaeology and palaeontology
Footprints believed to belong to a sauropod found on the beach at Penarth in South Wales, Britain on January 1. Photo: Peter Falkingham / Natural History via PA Media / DPA
Footprints believed to belong to a sauropod found on the beach at Penarth in South Wales, Britain on January 1. Photo: Peter Falkingham / Natural History via PA Media / DPA
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