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- n. Plural form of underprint.
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Being that these are not underprints, he is showing that a three toed bird can form a print that looks like a sauropod, and even a human.
The Paluxy River trackways showing “humans” and “dinosaurs” are actually regular tracks on surfaces with underprints preserved from overlying layers, which are now lost.
In addition, Gatesy 2003 references the shapes of underprints in
It is these “underprints” that are typically preserved, in fact, rather than the initial tracks themselves. 5 or so layers further and you’ll get an irregular, oval “underprint” that, oddly enough, looks like a human foot.