EFE | Burgos, Spain

An international team is studying the growth patterns of dinosaurs using their ancient footprints in the Las Sereas de Quintanilla de las Viñas fossil beds in Spain's northern Burgos province, where many traces of the prehistoric animals are found.

The director of the Salense Archaeological-Paleontological Collective, or CAS, Fidel Torcida, told Efe that the deposits being studied contain well-preserved fossilized dinosaur tracks that CAS has been uncovering and examining since 2009.

Torcida said that the tracks found at the deposits have "peculiar characteristics" and archaeologists are working on the description of a new type of
Torcida said that the tracks found at the deposits have "peculiar characteristics" and archaeologists are working on the description of a new type of sauropod, given that there are anatomical aspects to the footprints "that differ from others" that are known so far. EFE
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