Millions of years ago, a herd of dinosaurs left behind footprints in what has been interpreted as a stampede to escape a predator. A young researcher now suggests a very different interpretation. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.
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Floods in the Australian state of Queensland exacted a terrible toll last December and January. But one part of the Australian state welcomed the floods and is now thriving: The Outback. The World's Jason Margolis has more from Australia.
If you're a good detective, you should be able to solve this Geo Quiz quickly. First clue: there are footprints leading right up to the spot - 130 million-year-old, fossilized dinosaur footprints. They are in a northern region of Western Australia...
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