17 January 2018
Winter ichnology puzzle
Posted by Callan Bentley
Here’s a puzzler to warm up your chilly brain this Wednesday morning:
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Figure out the story told by this set of imprints in the snow. The branch of science called ichnology studies the traces organisms leave behind. There’s a neat little story here. If you’ve got a guess, then you can check your answer by watching the video that this screenshot came from. It was posted on Facebook by the town of Cobourg, Ontario, which caught it on a security camera. It’s pretty cool to watch the whole thing unfold. Enjoy!