Dinosaur footprints show predators as big as a T. rex stomped across Australia 160 million years ago

The dinosaur footprints of the “formidable” species is the first evidence of a large predatory dinosaur living in ancient Australia.

This article explains a fossil find that was made in Australia up to 90 years ago, including how it was made and what scientists can learn from it to help our current understanding of Australian dinosaurs. It is suited to students in years 4, 5, 7, 8, and 10 studying Earth and Space or Biological sciences.

 

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Dinosaur footprints show predators as big as a T. rex stomped across Australia 160 million years ago – Australia’s Science Channel

Dinosaur footprints show predators as big as a T. rex stomped across Australia 160 million years ago

Years: 4, 5, 7, 8, 10

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Topics:

Biological Sciences –  Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface