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Woman collecting shells on Broome’s Cable beach finds three-toed tracks believed to belong to a 4m long carnivorous theropod.

Dinosaur footprints dating back to the cretaceous period have been uncovered on a beach in far-north Western Australia after being buried in sand for almost 50 years.

The three-toed tracks were found on Cable beach in Broome, 2,240km north of Perth, on Sunday, when a woman who was collecting shells with her family felt an indent beneath her foot.

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