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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paleontology

Paleontology or palaeontology is the scientific study of life that existed prior to, and sometimes including, the start of the Holocene Epoch (roughly 11,700 years before present). It includes the study of fossils to determine organisms' evolution and ...

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/paleo/paleowhat.html

Paleobotany: Study of fossil plants; traditionally includes the study of fossil algae and fungi in addition to land plants. Palynology: Study of pollen and spores, ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/paleontology

Apr 29, 2011 ... Paleontology is the study of the history of life on Earth as based on fossils. Fossils are the remains of plants, animals, fungi, bacteria, and ...

mocomi.com/paleontology

Paleontology is the study of the fossil forms of all pre-historic life of animals and the scientists who study Paleontology are called Paleontologists.

www.britannica.com/science/fossil

Sep 1, 2017 ... The study of the fossil record has provided important information for at least four different purposes. The progressive changes observed within ...

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/succession.html

Aug 14, 1997 ... Three concepts are important in the study and use of fossils: (1) Fossils represent the remains of once-living organisms. (2) Most fossils are the ...

sciencing.com/importance-fossils-2470.html

Apr 24, 2017 ... Scientists use fossils to gather information about the lives and ... the age of different rock layers as described above, studying the fossils that ...

www.dkfindout.com/us/dinosaurs-and-prehistoric-life/fossils/fossil-hunters

Fossils provide us with amazing details about the things that lived in the prehistoric world. Scientists who study fossils are called paleontologists. They examine ...

sciencing.com/can-learn-studying-fossils-21955.html

Apr 24, 2017 ... Fossils sometimes form when a plant or animal is buried in or covered by rock or sediment, and some fossils are actual bones or even body ...