IPT Professor participates in the discovery of 614 dinosaur footprints

 

 

 

Silvério Figueiredo, professor at the Instituto Politécnico de Tomar (IPT) and President of the Portuguese Centre for Geo-History and Prehistory (CPGP) participates in the discovery of 614 footprints of carnivorous and herbivorous dinosaurs, about 129 million years old, in the area of Cape Espichel, in Sesimbra, Setúbal district.

 

In a statement, he refers that this is the discovery of "the largest set of Cretaceous dinosaur footprints in Portugal" and a scientific article on the find has already been published in the international publication Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection.

This discovery has been widely reported in the Portuguese and international media.

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