Unique Lot beach is full of dinosaur footprints

An artist’s impression of a pterosaur in Jurassic Lot

The site, which has neither sand nor sea now, has recently been opened to the public for guided tours

There is a special beach in central France that is unlike any other anywhere in the world and it has revealed new information about life on Earth 150 million years ago. 

During the Jurassic period, sea covered much of what is now France. One of its shorelines was at Crayssac in the Lot, near Cahors.

There was a tropical climate and the Earth was teeming with life, not just huge dinosaurs but also smaller reptiles including the flight-capable ‘winged ...

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