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World's longest set of fossilized human tracks found in White Sands NP

ALAMOGORDO — About 10,000 years ago, a female or adolescent male and a child walked through the muddy shores of what was once Lake Otero. The lake dried up, leaving behind gypsum dunes we now know at White Sands National Park.


Evidence of the trek is visible today and a new paper published in Quaternary Science Reviews documents it as the world's longest fossilized human trackway. 


https://www.alamogordonews.com/story/news/2020/10/09/white-sands-national-park-fossilized-human-tracks-longest-world/5937926002/

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