Cal Orcko, is the site of most extensive dinosaur footprints in the world, is the main attraction of the Cretaceous Park. The layers containing the tracks are located in the “El Molino” Formation. The geological era to which they belong is the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian). The footprints of Cal Orck'o are the most spectacular site of its kind in the world and the evidence that in a short interval of time before its extinction, the diversity of dinosaurs was far greater than previously thought. These dinosaur’s footprints helped to reveal many secrets and findings from a number of dinosaur species.
It is the only location of footprints that concentrates the footsteps of a wide variety of dinosaurs that lived at the end of the Cretaceous period. It has a unique combination of size, geological significance, biodiversity and social behavior of dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period.
Around 5055 individual dinosaur footprints of at least 8 species and 462 continuous traces are combined in a cliff of 1,500 meters long and 110 meters high, while remaining unscathed.
The mystery of the origins of humanity is latent in the cliff of Cal Orck'o which reveals the secrets of these animals that disappeared 65 million years ago.DISCOVER THE PALEONTOLOGICAL WORLD OF CAL ORK'O
In 1998, the population of Sucre witnessed important paleontological discoveries from the Late Cretaceous period from 68 to 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs' footprints left by many species from that era, are located on the cliff of Cal Orck'o, (hill lime) owned by FANCESA National Cement Factory, located 5 km. east of the city of Sucre. They are the main attraction of the Cretaceous Park.