Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other
organisms from the ... A fossil normally preserves only a portion of the deceased
organism, usually that portion that was .....
The sedimentary rocks in which the fossils are found usually give evidence of
rapid catastrophic deposition. The Grand Canyon nautiloids were trapped and ...
Sep 24, 2010 ... The most dinosaur fossils and the greatest variety of species have been found in
the high deserts and badlands of North America, China and ...
Feb 9, 2011 ... Places Where the Most Common Fossils are Found ... Usually, sedimentary rocks
are indicated by shades of brown, yellow, or green. Geologic ...
Jan 23, 2011 ... Usually fossils are formed when a layer of sediment covers dead plants, animals
and microorganisms. This makes sedimentary rocks like ...
Sedimentary rocks are deposited in layers, usually underwater, with the oldest
layers on the bottom ... The oldest dinosaur fossils are found in Triassic age rocks
Dec 19, 2014 ... This means that the fossil is usually formed on or under (but not deep! It's
important) the ... That's why fossils can't be found in the igneous rocks.
Fossils are most commonly found within sedimentary rocks due to the favourable
conditions of burial and limited alteration through time. Sedimentary rocks form ...
Oct 21, 2015 ... Is it true that most dinosaur bones are found in places like Montana? ... Feathered
dinosaur fossil found in China (Houston Museum of Natural ...
Science has given us a high-technology society. And, scientists usually have the
best high-tech toys. So, most people imagine that fossil hunting involves radar, ...