100-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found in restaurant in China

100-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found in restaurant in China

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 100 million year old dinosaur footprints found in restaurant in China

100 million year old dinosaur footprints were found in a restaurant in southwest China.

patio of the restaurant, CNN reports.

According to paleontologist Lida Sin, traces of two sauropod dinosaurs of the early Cretaceous period were found in several stone pits in the restaurant. The discovery was later confirmed using a 3D scanner.

Sauropods were the largest dinosaurs that ever lived on Earth. They had long necks and tails.

According to Lida Xing, the sauropods whose traces were found probably had a body length of about 8 meters.

It is noted that in situ The restaurant used to be a poultry farm, dinosaur footprints were covered with layers of mud and sand, which protected them from erosion and atmospheric influences.

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