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Megalodon Shark Gallery
Everything you wanted to know
about the Megatooth Shark!



Mosasaurs
All About the Great Marine Reptiles



Great White Shark
& Mako Shark Gallery



Fossil Shark Gallery
Facts, Information, Evolution, ...



Squalodon Gallery
The Shark Toothed Whale



The Eurypterid Gallery: Learn about New York's State Fossil!



Tyrannosaurus rex Gallery
Your complete guide to one of the most fearsome animals of all time!



Triceratops Gallery:
Your Complete Guide to Triceratops!





Fossil Gallery: Browse through a sample inventory of fossils and learn about each type of fossil. When possible, the specific fossils are linked
to additional information, articles, collecting sites, and collecting trips

The Fossil Gallery: Browse through examples of fossils and learn about prehistoric animals. The specific types of fossils are linked to additional fossil facts, information, articles, pictures, fossil hunting sites, and fossil collecting trips.


VERTEBRATE FOSSILS

Vertebrates are animals that hava a spinal column, which is usually made of bone or cartilage. Vertebrates include mammals, reptiles, birds, dinosaurs, amphibians, and fish. Vertebrate Fossils are abundant in the fossil record. Most well known fossils are Vertebrates. Fossil Vertebrates first appear in the Cambrian from China. Below are facts on notable vertebraets, including Dinosaurs, Mosasaurs, Whales, and the

DINOSAURS

Tyrannosaurus rex and other Tyrannosaurs
T. rex Dinosaurs - Facts and Information
Cretaceous
Triceratops and other Ceratopsids
Triceratops Dinosaurs - Facts and Information
Cretaceous
REPTILES
Mosasaur
Great Marine Reptile - Facts and Information
Cretaceous
MARINE MAMMALS
Squalodon
The Shark Toothed Whale
Oligocene - Miocene
Eurhinodelphis
The Long-Snouted Dolphin
Miocene
Physeteroidea
The Sperm Whales
Oligocene - Miocene
FISH
Sharks - Elasmobranch
This gallery currently has 10 genera of shark, including C. Megalodon, Great Whites, and Makos
Bony Fish - Teleosts
This gallery currently has 1 genera of fish - the Tarpon


trilobite fossil from oklahoma.  Huntonia

INVERTEBRATE FOSSILS

Invertebrates include most animals without a spinal column. Well known Prehistoric Invertebrates include Arthropods, such as Trilobites and Sea Scorpions (Eurypterids).

Arthropods
Trilobites
Paleozoic - Cambrian to Carboniferous
7 trilobite genera are up so far - Facts and Information about Trilobite Fossils
Eurypterid - Sea Scorpions
Sillurian
Eurypterids from New York and Ontario - Facts and Information about The New York State Fossil



PLANTS
Modern Plants
Olive Plant Fossils - Olea europaea
Pleistocene
Santorini - Greece
Fossil Olive History, a rare glimpse where paleontology and mythology collide