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MeargleSchmeargl posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionLet's show off pieces of our collections, with a twist: Every person who posts a piece posts one that is 1 geologic time period younger than the last. Example: If a Jurassic crustacean is posted, the next post needs to be something from the Cretaceous, and so on. Starting from the Cambrian going all the way to the Pleistocene (Cenezoic time periods will be divided into the epochs, since they're more commonly referenced), and looping back to the Cambrian after someone posts something from the Pleistocene. Let's see how long we can keep the descending order going!
MeargleSchmeargl posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionWhat evolutionary info can we cobble together about our favorite animals and plants? Take it away! P.s., I'll post mine later, since it's kinda dark AM right now.
HERE’S THE CHALLENGE! Please assist me by recommending the method you think is best for extricating fossils I know are present in the ocean rocks pictured below to the point of being “identifiable”. It has been tremendously frustrating for me to share pictures of rocks I know contain fossils, and even more so to be unable to photograph them or “clean them up” to the point where they are CLEAR. The only method of removing rock I have tried so far has been vinegar. I now have muriatic acid AND a Dremel. I have never used either before, but I have researched their usag
The year was 1993, the film Jurassic Park was about to be released ... The film sought to be as paleontological as possible (except for velociraptor size and Tyrannosaurus rex vision based on movement)... Very different from the current franchise that mixes the watermelon with the banana in the genetic blender forming the watermelonbananasaurus, which did not please me, and from this franchise, I never want to watch anything else! But of course, every person has a way of seeing things, and I respect it. If you like watermelonbananasaurus, what can I do? I was visiting the house of