How many years ago did the megalodon live

Megalodon died out, probably on the border of the Pliocene and Pleistocene, about 2.6 million years ago, although there are a number of reports of Pleistocene finds. Sometimes called the figure 1.6 million years ago. For teeth raised from the ocean floor, some researchers, based on the growth rate of the crust of deposits, receivedContinue reading “How many years ago did the megalodon live”

Ancient marine predators turned out to be similar to killer whales

Ancient predatory reptiles that lived in the oceans during the dinosaurs were similar to modern killer whales – paleontologists made this conclusion by studying fossils 85 million years old.Tiny remains of a baby tilosaurus (Tylosaurus mosasaurs) were found in Kansas, USA. Scientists have suggested that he died almost immediately after birth.Adults of this species grewContinue reading “Ancient marine predators turned out to be similar to killer whales”

Is it legal to buy fossils?

The sale of fossils on the international market is absolutely legal. However, some specimens have historical and cultural value. Therefore, it is necessary to do an examination. If the examination recognizes that the fossil has museum value, then you will be offered a fee. In most cases, valuable fossils are in private collections and areContinue reading “Is it legal to buy fossils?”

What is the most famous 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 Fossils of sharks and megalodon teeth are very popular in the world.Continue reading “What is the most famous fossils?”