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Fossilized reptile tracks found along Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon NP

LAS VEGAS — A geology professor from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, said he recently identified fossilized tracks from a reptile along a popular trail in Grand Canyon National Park, a newspaper reported.

Professor Steve Rowland theorized that the tracks belong to a primitive reptile the size of a baby alligator and date back about 315 million years, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Thursday.

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