Re: MOST IMPORTANT FOSSIL (A human skull as old as coal!)

Brian Cadwallader (
Mon, 04 Nov 1996 03:19:48 -0800

OX-11 wrote:
> therre is an even more interesting fossil -- in the upper rio grands
> valley of new mexico, there is the imprint of a bare human female footprint
> in a sandstone outcropping that is around 10 -60 million years old. The
> girl was walking and tripped. seh overcorrected by extending her foot and
> made the imprint in the once soft mud of the riverbank. It left a deep
> impression clearly visible. You can even see the potho;e she stepped
> into, and the splash marks extending out from it.....

Very interesting. And I suppose her sex was determined by the dimpled
depressions left where her breasts smacked into the mud?