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.
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.
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.