Bolivian Cretaceous Park for World Heritage Site

La Paz, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian cretaceous park located in Sucre will be proposed Cultural World Heritage before the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), national media reported on Sunday.

  The park’s manager Elizabeth Valdivieso told to El Diario daily that there were made the respective procedures before the international organization due to the damages in the stack’s structure.

The cretaceous park has important paleontological finds of 68,000,000 years old and marks left by dinosaurs from that time.

According to scientist researches, the marks date from the Mesozoic Age, in the Cretaceous Period, and consist of a sequence of limestone, dolomite, marga and clay.

Among the fossils found in the area there are bones and shells of turtles, crocodiles’ tooth and vertebras and freshwater fishes’ marks.

The experts say that the finds confirms the park as the most important dinosaurs’ deposit in the world.

Source; Prensa Latina


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