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LiamL

I collected this today, which looks like a possible dinosaur footprint. 
Thought some of you may like to see it and I
would like to hear your thoughts/opinions on it.
Cheers
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Rhaetianpenarth207
Hi,
I don’t see a footprint but it could still be something interesting. Someone else probably has something to say on this.

Regards, Al
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LiamL
Hi,
I don’t see a footprint but it could still be something interesting. Someone else probably has something to say on this.

Regards, Al


I’ve highlighted what i thought was a footprint.

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Rhaetianpenarth207
The back doesn’t look entirely right.
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wiccaman9
Hey LiamL,

  I have collected and photographed dozens of dinosaur ichnofossils from North Yorkshire - Yes, this is an ornithopod dinosaur, quite a small one, but that means collectable, and would do well in a display cabinet, etc! Largest ornithopods I've seen are circa 50cm long, cf. smallest 25-30mm long. The heel is fine, variable, dependant on the species and how much of the endocast has been exposed. The grey/red iron stained siltstone-sandstone is classic a rock type to find fossil footprints.... well done, nice ichnofossil!
"I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self contained..."
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LiamL
wiccaman9 wrote:
Hey LiamL,

  I have collected and photographed dozens of dinosaur ichnofossils from North Yorkshire - Yes, this is an ornithopod dinosaur, quite a small one, but that means collectable, and would do well in a display cabinet, etc! Largest ornithopods I've seen are circa 50cm long, cf. smallest 25-30mm long. The heel is fine, variable, dependant on the species and how much of the endocast has been exposed. The grey/red iron stained siltstone-sandstone is classic a rock type to find fossil footprints.... well done, nice ichnofossil!



thank you! I’ve been told that there may be other single toe prints on the rock too. So looks like at the time there were quite afew animals migrating through the mud.

What do you think of this one i collected at hawsker bottoms afew months back?
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wiccaman9
Nice! Ornithopod most likely, from the lateral/medial splay of toes, with erosion to central toe - The previous ichnofossil block does have other toe scratch marks.. this is often the case, multiple marks - in effect 'bioturbination'
"I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self contained..."
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