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Can you identify this Late Cretaceous animal? Hint: this "terrible crocodile" ruled the swamps of North America
from 80 MYA-70 MYA.
Can you identify this Late Cretaceous animal? Hint: this "terrible crocodile" ruled the swamps of North America from 80 MYA-70 MYA.
Iridescent ammonites are created when minerals such as calcite and pyrite bleed through the ammonite's shell during the fossilization process. These minerals are what give ammonites their rainbow hue.
Iridescent ammonites are created when minerals such as calcite and pyrite bleed through the ammonite's shell during the fossilization process. These minerals are what give ammonites their rainbow hue.
During the Cretaceous, the land that is currently occupied by Lake Texoma was part of the
Western Interior Seaway. Fossil collectors often come to Lake Texoma to search for ammonites.
These ammonites range in size from small to the size of dinner plates.
During the Cretaceous, the land that is currently occupied by Lake Texoma was part of the Western Interior Seaway. Fossil collectors often come to Lake Texoma to search for ammonites. These ammonites range in size from small to the size of dinner plates.
Can you identify this Late Jurassic giant? Hint: this "upright lizard" thundered across the jungles of the Morrison Formation 150 MYA.
This sauropod was also a close relative of
Camarasaurus.
Can you identify this Late Jurassic giant? Hint: this "upright lizard" thundered across the jungles of the Morrison Formation 150 MYA. This sauropod was also a close relative of Camarasaurus.
Can you identify this Late Jurassic giant? Hint: this "bifurcated lizard" thundered across the jungles of the Tendaguru Formation in Tanzania
150 MYA.
Can you identify this Late Jurassic giant? Hint: this "bifurcated lizard" thundered across the jungles of the Tendaguru Formation in Tanzania 150 MYA.