Hunting for Dinosaur Tracks!
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Hunting for Dinosaur Tracks!

November 30, 2019

(tense music) – What’s going on guys? Now, you’re used to us
bringing you episodes of Breaking Trail where
I’m catching live animals, but, today, we’re gonna do
something a little different. We’re headed off into
the back country of Utah to search for dinosaur tracks! Now, as most of you know, I
absolutely love dinosaurs, so what I’m gonna do is trade in my cowboy hat for this helmet as we ride on these
awesome Polaris RZRs onto the rough
and rugged terrain to search out these tracks. Alright, hop in, guys! This is gonna be awesome! Woo! (engine roars) Yahoo! (tribal theme music) In most of our adventures,
we break trail on foot, however sometimes the best way to cover many miles
of distance quickly is by way of
all-terrain vehicle. Today, the crew and I
are in Hurricane, Utah, one of the best
places in the west to find and get close
to dinosaur tracks. This is awesome,
we finally made it! Let’s head back in there
and find the tracks! Woo! (haunting music) Aw, man, this is epic! Just this backdrop, I
mean, you can’t beat this! It is hot, it is dusty. Look at this, check this out. Do you see all the
dust coming off of me? – [Mark] Oh, yeah. – Woo, it is, what
do you think it is? About 100 degrees
out here, right now? – [Mark] At least. – At least 100 degrees, and look at how bone dry
this is, check this out. Look at that, it
is just red dust. It’s amazing to think
that, at one point in time, dinosaurs were walking right
through this environment. Alright, I think, if we head
down through this ravine, here, we’re gonna find some! Wow, check that out! Dinosaurs passed this way, this is the whole area that we’re gonna be exploring,
right here on the side. That’s where we are. You’ve got Megapnosaurus
and Dilophosaurus tracks. Dilophosaurus are much larger. You see, right there,
huge compared to a human. I can’t imagine what
it would be like to have actually seen
one of these walking in this environment
120 million years ago. Now, let’s go find the tracks! (piano music) And even though
this is sloped down, at one point in time, before water washed through
here and wore the rock away, this could have been flatter, so I’m always
looking at an angle for any indentation in the rock has the potential to be a track. I mean, look how
deceiving this is. That almost looks like
a toe, right there. Wow, I wonder if that
could be a track? It’s not defined enough
to prove that, though. Alright, let’s keep going! This is actually great
substrate, right here. Check this out, look at
this, Mark, look at this. We just found our first
set of dinosaur tracks. This is Megapnosaurus,
right here, a small, upright
walking therapod, and you can see
where this animal moved right through
the environment. Look at this, I’m gonna step
right next to the tracks. Look at that stride! Wow, that’s so cool, walking
right along side dinosaurs! You ever think you’d be
able to do that, Mark? – [Mark] No! I’d never thought I’d
see a dinosaur track. – I know! – [Mark] This is amazing! – Check this one out. That’s actually really cool. So, it took a real
sharp turn, right here, and probably headed
off in that direction, but if you come up here
a little bit further, you got the larger
Dilophosaur tracks. Check this out. These are Dilophosaur tracks. Look how big this animal was! Here, come up through this way, you can see this one best. Look at that! – [Mark] Wow! – Wow, what a giant! Dilophosaurus is famous
because it was featured in Steven Spielberg’s
Jurassic Park. If you remember,
it was the one that had the big frill that came
out and it spit the venom. Now, scientists do not believe that this dinosaur
actually had those frills, but the filmmakers took
the liberty of giving that dinosaur these
traits to make it a little bit more scary. Look at how big they are! In the movie, the
Dilophosaur they featured was much smaller than this, but you can see with my hand
right down there in the track, this is not a carnivore
that you would just wanna stumble upon
out here in the desert. How awesome is that! – [Mark] Did you ever
think you’d be, like, standing right in
a dinosaur track? – No, I didn’t! I’ve never seen dinosaur
tracks before out in the wild, and you can almost feel
the energy of this animal when you put your hand
into the track like that. Okay, so these tracks that
we’re looking at, right here, anybody can come and see these. What we wanna do now is actually
head off into the desert and see if we can find
some for ourselves. You guys ready to do this? – [Mark] Let’s do it! – It’s gonna be dry,
it’s gonna be hot, and it’s gonna be dusty, but I’m pretty confident that we’re gonna find some
tracks of our own! (hopeful music) There’s a hole. Oh, check this out! This could be a track! Yes!
(tense music) Chance, come up
here, look at this! You got one here, one here, wow! I think this is it, I think these are
actual dinosaur tracks! This one, right here,
is almost perfect. Bring your camera up. Come here, come here, come here! Look at this! Look over my shoulder,
look at that. Three distinct toe marks. Alright, I’m gonna blow
the sand on you, ready? Yes, there’s no
question about it, that is an upright
walking therapod, most likely a carnivore, and guessing on the
size of these tracks, I’m saying it’s
probably four feet tall, and close to 11 feet in length. Not an animal that
you would want to run into out here
65 million years ago. Holy cow, this is exciting! Dude, high five! I cannot believe we
actually came across tracks, and look at this, you got one
here, and look at that stride. Here to here, shorter there,
planted, and then off, and who knows, I mean, this rock could have broken apart
millions of years ago, but you got one right
here, and one right there. And, oh my gosh, we actually
came across dinosaur tracks. Now this was objective number
one, find dinosaur tracks. Well, we found them. The good news is that we
still have a couple hours out here in the desert,
and we have those RZRs, so objective number
two is gonna be to head to the sand dunes
and really have some fun. I hope you guys are ready,
’cause this is gonna be awesome! – [Mark] Yeah, come in, guys. (tribal drum music) – [Coyote] Woohoo! What up? – [Mark] What’d you think man? We brought you out in the field! – I know, this is
frickin’ awesome! This is killer!
– I mean, dude! – [Mark] Can you
think of a better trip to come along with, jeez? – Yeah, the walls
in the editing bay do not look like
these mountains. It is amazing out here. (engine roars) (rock music) – [Coyote] Woohoo! Yep, I’m stuck! Woohoo, it’s a little
bumpy, right there! – [Mark] I don’t know
if I got the whole flip, but that was gnarly! – [Coyote] Ouch! – [Mark] You alright? – Well guys, rule number one, if you flip the RZR, is always
to keep your arms inside. Thankfully, I’m walking
away from yet another one. Aw, man! I was barely even turning! I don’t know how
that thing flipped! (tense music) But it, ah, yeah, I flipped it. You know, if I’m not
falling off of a cliff, I’m flipping a vehicle. That’s why we just usually
don’t let me do these things. (laughs) A good lesson here is that if you do roll a
machine like this, you just hold on to
the steering wheel, keep your hands inside, you’re always wearing
your seat belt, always wearing the helmet, and, so far, I’m walking away from this one
completely unscathed. My back and neck might be
a little sore tomorrow, but no broken
bones, no stitches. We’re having to bungee
cord the door shut, ’cause that’s broken. I cracked the top of
it, and, unfortunately, I may have just bought the
Brave Wilderness team a RZR, because this is gonna be
an expensive one to fix. My bad! – [Mark] Woo,
alright Coyote, well, that’s one way to do it in Utah. – Yeah, I say it was an
extremely successful day. We found dinosaur
tracks, that was awesome. Then we came out here to
the dunes to rip up the sand with our RZRs, and I
kind of rolled mine, but the good news is, no
cuts, no broken bones, and, yet again, I walk away from another Breaking
Trail mishap. All I can say is that
Utah is unbelievably epic! – [Chris] Yessir! – I’m Coyote Peterson, be brave, stay wild, always
wear your helmet, we’ll see you on
the next adventure! Here we go! Eh, buckle up! Woo! (engine roars) If you thought flipping
my RZR was a close call, make sure to go back
and watch the time I missed a jump and fell
off a cliff in Arizona. – [Woman] Oh my God! – [Coyote] Yikes,
and don’t forget, subscribe to the Brave
Wilderness channel, so you can join me and the
crew on the next location. (coyote howls)

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  1. I thought dinosaurs were dead after the meteor that hit them and they died and we never existed ever again

  2. Coyote sometimes this happens to meNBA got placed on a rug under the sand and then is tipped over so maybe there was a rock and roll. Tire

  3. You should go to Yellowstone with us and I could show you around. I have gone twice with my grand pa. We have not seen moose yet, but we did see buffalo, coyotes, deer. Did not see bear yet either. Zayden

  4. Hi coyote, my name is dahlia from wales uk and I am 7years old and I just saw the dinosaur tracks in Warner valley I love your video soo much ?❤️

  5. People first notice that place that you guys are at probably maybe day does Nate the trails probably they just made the trails probably those dinosaur trails might not be real so yeah ?

  6. Coyote: it like 100 degrees out here
    Me: you think
    Coyote: gosh I’m sweaty
    Me: than next time don’t wear layers in a hot place

  7. 120 Million years ago was the Early Cretaceous Period not the Early Jurassic Period not trying to sound rood my just I'm telling you

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