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Contact: Loren Babcock
Ohio State University

Earliest Animal Footprints Ever Found -- Discovered in Nevada (2 of 2)

Caption: Pictured below is the trackway of one of the earliest animals, a multilegged creature that walked over the bed of an ancient sea once covering Nevada. The animal left behind a pair of parallel impressions -- small, round dots in the silt that later became rock.

Credit: Photos by Kevin Fitzsimons, Ohio State University.

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