Finding Fossil Footprints

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Fossilized trackway in the P.E.I. National Park. (Photo credit: Patrick Brunet)
Fossilized trackway in the P.E.I. National Park. (Photo credit: Patrick Brunet)

About 290 million years ago, tetrapods scampered across Prince Edward Island. These early lizards left fossilized footprints in the red rock when it was just mud.

Were they dinosaurs? No. These animals lived 100 million years before dinosaur days, in the Permian Period.

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