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Ancient UAE tusker tracks bust the record

2012-02-21 - Beirut, Lebanon

Paleontologists working in the United Arab Emirates have uncovered elephant footprints that are seven million years old, making them the oldest of their kind and possibly the longest preserved trackway in the world. The find, reported on Wednesday in the British journal Biology Letters, was made at a site called Mleisa 1, in the UAE´s Baynunah Formation, a geological outcrop dated to the Late Miocene.

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