Footprint of Baby Stegosaur Discovered in China

Footprint of Baby Stegosaur Discovered in China
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A hundred million years ago, a wee baby stegosaur pranced around on its hind feet in what is today China. 

The footprint of this adorable, cat-size tot from the Cretaceous period was discovered in Xinjiang, a territory in northwest China. At only 2.25 inches (5.7 centimeters) long, it's the smallest stegosaur print ever found, the authors reported March 3 in the journal Palaios.

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