The Dinosaur Tracks of Otjihaenamaparero, Otijwarongo District, Namibia

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The Karoo basin in southern Africa was a major sediment deposition area from the Carboniferous until the Jurassic. Evidence for the occurence of dinosaurs can be found there from the Upper Triassic onwards, where they had to face an environment that increasingly changed towards an arid climate. Apart from skeletons, dinosaur tracks were discovered at several places in Namibia. Among them, the trackways of Otjihaenamaparero are renowned as the most impressive ones.


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