Paleontological site Datule – Barbariga

Datule – Barbariga are is a special reservation and a valuable paleontological site with its dinosaur remains. According to scientific research, it belongs to the Lower Cretaceous, a time period before 130 – 120 million years. The remains of the bones suggest that they belonged to brachiosaur, one of the largest dinosaurs that populated the Earth. Very notable is a finding of the fossil of the marsh horsetail (Equisetum), which was the food for the dinosaur.

These are the first and only remains in the whole Mediterranean area. There were several remains found in Istrian Peninsula which suggest the former presence of the dinosaurs (footprints), but this is the most important site. Protected part is an area of 1000 meters from the land towards the sea, from Cape Datule to Cape Barbariga. The area has a surface of 425,746 ha.

 

Paleontological site Datule – Barbariga

Paleontological site Datule – Barbariga

Paleontological site Datule – Barbariga

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Paleontological site Datule – Barbariga, Barbariga

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44.99593942929763, 13.731523513793945

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