Tuesday, 13 April 2021

BBC: Yorkshire's 'largest ever dinosaur print' discovered on coast


image captionThe print is claimed to be the largest ever found in the county

A dinosaur footprint belonging to a "real Jurassic giant" has been discovered on the Yorkshire coast.

The print, said to be the largest unearthed in the county, was found by archaeologist Marie Woods.

"I had originally gone to collect shellfish for dinner, but got completely distracted by this beast!," she wrote on Twitter.

Experts believe it was left by a large meat-eating dinosaur with a body length of up to 30ft (9m).

Ms Woods said she had been out collecting shellfish and was shocked to stumble across the huge three-toed print.

"I didn't collect much after seeing that," she said.

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