What Kinds of Fossils Have Been Found Over the Last Five Years?

Answer Paleontology is the study of the ancient life forms that have inhabited the Earth and the fossils that they leave behind. Scientists use the evidence of fossils to learn more about life in the dis... Read More »

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Five Kinds of Trace Fossils?

Ichnofossils, or trace fossils, are the remains of biological activity. They are different from body fossils in that body fossils are any remaining part of an animal or plant, whereas trace fossils... Read More »

The Kinds of Rocks That Fossils Are Formed In?

Fossils are formed in sedimentary rock which are built from the gradual wearing away of the earth's surface by natural erosion. The soil and sand that slowly accumulates can trap animal skeletons ... Read More »

Where can carnotaurus fossils be found?

The discovery of Carnotaurus (flesh eating bull) fossils occurs in only one place: Patagonia, Argentina. In fact, there has only been one set of Carnotaurus fossils found. However, that fossil was ... Read More »

How many Triceratops fossils have been found?

While more than 50 Triceratops skulls have been found, including one for a baby, people have not located any complete skeletons. Only four substantially complete examples exist, one of which is on ... Read More »