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Connecticut State Symbols: State Fossil Dinosaur Track

I've been to Connecticut many times, but for some reason I never realized that dinosaurs are a very big deal there.  In the mid 1960s, while breaking ground for a new state building, over 2000 dinosaur tracks were uncovered in the Connecticut sandstone formation in the Connecticut Valley.  The tracks are believed to have been left by large bipedal carnivores during the Early Jurrasic period (200 million years ago) along what was then a shallow lake.  This area is now one of the "foremost dinosaur track locations in the world" according to the Connecticut state w

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