New dinosaur footprints were recently discovered in southern Latium (Italy). The tracks all appear slightly differently preserved and are characterized by elongated metatarsal impressions, recording the complex locomotor behaviour of a medium-sized theropod. The spatial distribution and the features of the footprints indicate that the trackmaker adopted a “crouched ” position as part of an activity as well as a resting phase suggested by sub-parallel, calcigrade tracks. These new data once again high-light the great potential of ichnological evidence in the study of the biology and behaviour of extinct tetrapods
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