Ancient Human Footprints Were Discovered Among Thousands Of Fossils At White Sands National Park In New Mexico
Footprints are a familiar sight across the glistening dunes at White Sands National Park. Human and animal tracks mark hiking trails, the explorations of curious tourists, and treks across the arid environment to food and water sources.
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You can find details about the park, these human footprints, and other interesting fossils by visiting the park’s website or Facebook page.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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