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Lepreau Falls Provincial Park: tetrapod trackway


Double colour photograph of waterfalls and close up of gray rock and fossilized animal footprints
Lepreau Falls Provincial Park: tetrapod trackway. Lower Carboniferous. Lepreau Falls, New Brunswick. New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 3044). Image width (right) 40 cm. A rare occurrence of a tetrapod trackway was discovered at Lepreau Falls in 1974. A tetrapod is a four-legged animal. A reptile likely made the footprints. At least two sets of footprints were found, with a groove down the middle made by the tail, as animal walked across a wet surface.