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fossil

the remains of a once-living organism preserved in the rock strata.
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host of rare fossils, dinosaur bones and geological specimens
Now, the new data obtained by the Vargas lab has revealed the first developmental evidence that the bird semilunate was formed by the fusion of the two dinosaur bones.
Thick fog clung to the South Dakota prairie where Peter Larson and other collectors had been digging for dinosaur bones, and their 75 Suburban had a flat tire.
A GROUP of amateur explorers has stumbled upon a set of dinosaur bones in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district.
Because bones show growth rings much like trees, the size of fossilised dinosaur bones at different ages allows palaeontologists to calculate how fast they put on weight over a lifetime.
At the Research Field Station, kids can hunt fossils and dig for dinosaur bones.
Chef Nicholas Mackay was chosen by George Brown to spend 10 days at Milk River, relieving the palaeontologists of their usual cooking duties on top of their fieldwork hunting dinosaur bones.
Tour guides, volunteers, researchers and fossil technicians working on the discovery, preparation and display of rare dinosaur bones will benefit from the construction of these vital facilities.
But then it didn't look like the right shape for a whale bone and you don't find dinosaur bones in Sunderland.
Something of an accumulative plot type, this story details the discovery of dinosaur bones in the backyard and the necessity of bigger and bigger diggers until the whole skeleton is discovered.
The Shandong quarry is home to one of the largest concentrations of dinosaur bones in the world.
Other activities include face painting, mask and badge making, and the opportunity for children to handle real dinosaur bones in the Clove Natural History Centre.