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One dinosaur footprint is worth a thousand words

Dinosaurs stomped all over this remote Scottish island and left the prints to prove it.
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A sauropod footprint found on Skye.

Paige dePolo

Amidst the wild sloping hills and picturesque lochs that dominate the landscape on Scotland’s Isle of Skye, the lichen-encrusted divots in rocky tide pools are easily overlooked. But they mark where giants walked the earth 170 million years ago.

The footprints were made by long-necked sauropods and predatory theropod dinosaurs making their way across

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