Did you know that the first authentic dinosaur track discovery occurred in 1802 when a boy in South Hadley, Massachusetts, plowed up a slab of reddish rock that contained many small three-toed footprints?
Did you know that Native Americans most likely had seen dinosaur tracks before the settlers? An ancient petroglyphs that occurs near a United States western tracksite is known by an Indian name that translates, "location with bird tracks."
Did you know that in the U.S., tracksites have been found in Texas, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey?
Did you know that most tracksites are found in riverbeds, deserts, mines, quarries, and mountain terraces?
Did you know that unlike dinosaur body fossils, which are best preserved when they are buried rapidly, tracks are better preserved when they are buried in a slow, calm manner?
Did you know that dinosaur tracks and bones are very seldom found near each other?