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

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Image: Eamonn Lawlor
Image: Eamonn Lawlor

That year, Bolivian cement company Fancesa had employed a group of miners to excavate a site some three miles outside the center of Sucre. But as they chipped away at the rock, they discovered mysterious footprints gouged into the quarry walls.

Image: Jerry Daykin
Image: Jerry Daykin

As it turned out, the area around Sucre had been quite a hub of activity back when the layers of rock were formed millions of years ago. And the fearsome beasts that once roamed the land had certainly left their mark.

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Image: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Image: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Imprinted into the cliffs around the quarry were the footprints of numerous dinosaurs. The site, known as Cal Orcko, became renowned as a location of unique paleontological significance, and even today its riddles are still being unlocked.

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