|Green River Fossils
The Green River Formation is one of the most famous rock units in the world for its fossils.
Petrified Palm is a gem material found in Oligocene age rocks of the U.S. Gulf Coast.
||The Oldest Animals?
The Oldest Animal Fossils? Possibly the oldest animals ever discovered. 650 MYO.
Ammolite is a fossil and a gemstone. It is shell material from fossil ammonites.
Petrified Wood is a fossil that forms when dissolved material precipitates and replaces wood.
Fossil Gems Many gems such as coral, amber, ammolite, and petrified wood are fossils.
Australopithecus sediba A new hominid species discovered in South Africa.
Fossilization Mystery 1/2 billion years ago these creatures were preserved with incredible detail.
Ordovician Fossil Discovery The oldest soft-bodied fossils found in Ordovician rocks.
||What is Peanut Wood?
Peanut Wood is a type of fossil wood found in Australia. Do you know how it forms?
Turritella Agate is a brown agate containing snail fossils from the Green River Formation.
Fossil Kits Learn how to identify fossils and where they fit into the geologic time scale.
|A Close Look at Coal
Coal Through a Microscope Coal is more than a black rock. It is THE most interesting rock.
||The Oldest Dinosaur?
Asilisaurus kongwe A new discovery challenges the age of the oldest dinosaur.
||Huge New Sauropod
Abydosaurus A new sauropod dinosaur. The closest known relative of Brachiosaurus.
||Largest Land Mammals
Largest Land Mammals The extinction of dinosaurs allowed mammals to grow much larger.
What Are Stromatolites? Learn all about them. Do they exist in the sedimentary rocks of Mars?
Some Dinosaurs Hunted at Night Scleral ring studies reveal that some were active at night.
||Largest Bone Deposit
Largest Bone Deposit Was it a marine killing field? Or, the site of a sudden die off?
||Tucson Mineral Show
Tucson Mineral Show Photos A visit to the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show.
|Climate & Ecosystems
Understanding Past Climate and Ecosystems West Coast Fossil Park, South Africa.