Ancient footprints reveal ‘Irish Sea Serengeti’

Prehistoric footprints on Formby Beach have revealed how the British coast transformed over 9,000 years. …

Altogether there are 31 footprint beds, which point to a period of dramatic change in this ecosystem. “Up to about 6,000 years ago, there was a very diverse landscape with all those animals,” says Prof Woodward. “Then after about 5,500 years ago, we see lots of human footprints, some deer and dogs, but not much else.


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