Dinosaur chase in footprint fossils: Paluxy River dinosaur track photos scanned in 3-D.
Fossil Footprints Reveal a Dinosaur Chase 112 Million Years Ago (Video)
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April 7 2014 5:53 PM

Recreating a Dinosaur Chase, 112 Million Years Later

The famous Paluxy River dinosaur tracks in 3-D.

Writing in the journal Plos One, researchers say they took 17 photos of the famous Paluxy River dinosaur tracks and recreated the 148-foot scene in 3-D, showing that a long-necked dinosaur was either chase or followed by a large, two-legged predator. The digitized track reveals enormous stride lengths and deep imprints.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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