Dinosaur footprints – level 1

15-02-2024 15:00

The Dinosaur Valley State Park is in Texas, US. Many dinosaur footprints are there.

Last week, people find new footprints. Park officials say that the footprints are more than 113 million years old. Maybe they are in the longest dinosaur track in North America.

The footprints are at the bottom of the Paluxy River. A layer of soft material is at the bottom of the river. The weather is very dry this summer. The river shrinks. People can see the footprints.

A few days later, water is in the river again. This change happens very often in the park. Depending on the weather, people can see the footprints.

Difficult words: footprints (a mark which a foot or shoe leaves on the ground), track (a line of marks), shrink (to become smaller).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What recent discovery was made at Dinosaur Valley State Park and what conditions need to be met in order to see the footprints?


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