While the Earth would have been covered in such
tracks between 200,000 and 65,000 million years ago, these
tracks are some of the few that were preserved
For a track (or an animal, plant, or anything) to fossilise, quite
special conditions have to be present. The object has to be covered by
water so that no oxygen is present. Then layers of earth have to be put
on before oxygen or erosion would get to it.
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