10.1" Presbyornis Sp Fossilized Bird Footprint Trackway Green River Formation Utah
Location: Green River Formation, Utah
Weight: 15.7 Ounces
Dimensions: 10.1 Inches Long, 6 Inches Wide, 0.2 Inches Thick
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Eocene Age 35 Million Years Ago.
Presbyornis sp. is an extinct genus of bird that lived during the Eocene epoch, approximately 56 to 33.9 million years ago. Fossilized footprints and trackways of Presbyornis sp. have been discovered in the Green River Formation in Utah, providing valuable insights into the behavior and locomotion of this ancient bird.
Presbyornis sp. is known for its long legs and webbed feet, indicating its adaptation for wading and swimming. The fossilized footprints found in the Green River Formation offer a glimpse into the way Presbyornis sp. moved and interacted with its environment.
The Green River Formation is a geological formation located in the western United States, primarily in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah. It is famous for its well-preserved fossils, including those of plants, insects, fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The formation was deposited in a series of large lakes that existed during the Eocene epoch.