What is the most famous fossils?

Most popular fossils

Different fossils are mined in different parts of the world. For example, marine animals are found in Central Russia: ammonites, trilobites, sharks, fish, ichthyosaurs and pliosaurs. Obtaining them is easier due to accessibility. In the dinosaur era, this area was covered with water

Fossil fish Dapedium pholidotum in the residential chamber of the Lower Jurassic ammonite
trilobites are such prehistoric animals

Fossils of sharks and megalodon teeth are very popular in the world. Megalodon is a species of extinct sharks from the Otodontidae family. Megalodon was one of the largest fish of all time. Fossil remains of megalodon are found in many parts of the world, including Europe, North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and India. Among modern species, the white shark was previously considered the most similar to megalodon.

Megalodon tooth

Dinosaur fossils are very popular. Usually everyone dreams of having a tyrannosaurus tooth – (T-Rex). Tyrannosaurus teeth are one of the most expensive.

Tyrannosaurus teeth
T-Rex tooth

There are many different types of fossils, including parts of the skeleton, shells, footprints, passages made by iliac worms, remains of mollusks, etc. Most of the fossils we find today are the remains of mainly marine inhabitants. This is due to the fact that they were buried in sedimentary rocks before all traces of their vital activities disappeared!

The largest fossil dinosaur Brachiosaurus was found in Tanzania. Its height is 12 meters, and its length is 22.5 m.

The longest fossil dinosaur reaches 27 m. This is Diplodoc, discovered in Wyoming, USA.

The smallest dinosaur the size of a chicken and wingspan of 55-75 cm was found in China. It’s the Micro Raptor.

Published by Eric


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