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Dinosaur Tracksites from the Maestrazgo UNESCO Global Geopark (Teruel, Spain)



Numerous Upper Jurassic–Lower Cretaceous tracksites are found in the Maestrazgo UNESCO Global Geopark; sauropod and ornithopod tracks are abundant and there are some rare stegosaurians and theropods. The Lower Cretaceous ichnite sites are dominated by ornithopod tracks, while only one Upper Cretaceous site, containing theropod tracks, has been documented. Seven of these sites are classified as Assets of Cultural Interest, the highest level of protection established in Spanish legislation, and three of them are open to visitors to promote education and geotourism.