Frozen In Time On This Massive Cliff Face Are 5,000 Footprints Of Terrifying Prehistoric Creatures

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Image: via Twisted Sifter
Image: Ramon Kristian Arellano via Twisted Sifter

In a quarry in the highlands of Bolivia, a team of workers cuts deep swathes into the fragile earth. Suddenly, though, their labor is interrupted by an amazing discovery: a set of ancient footprints is revealed, creeping up a near-vertical wall. And the story of exactly what they are and how they eventually got there will blow your mind.

Image: Carsten Drossel
Image: Carsten Drossel

The Bolivian capital of Sucre is an elegant colonial city located in the foothills of the Andes mountain range. With its pleasant climate and laid-back atmosphere, it’s long been known as a place to escape the hustle and bustle of a sometimes hectic region.

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Image: AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images
Image: AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images

However, recent evidence has suggested that the area hasn’t always been so peaceful. Indeed, back in 1985 a group of miners found traces of some incredible activity hidden within the very landscape itself.

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