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Two Medicine Formation find! Help???
Questioningrockbard posted a topic in Fossil IDCould really use help identifying this piece! Found in two medicine formation in southern alberta. Size is 2 inches x 2 inches and 1.5 inches high. It’s quite solid and is coolish to the touch, not at all chalky. thanks for any feedback at all.
Burrows, not mangrove roots, Egyptian Archaeoceti taphonomy reinterpreted
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe below paper is an interesting reinterpretation of the depositional environment of the Birket Qarun Formation of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Wadi Al-Hitan, also known as either Valley of Whales or Zeuglodon Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt. The paper is: Gee, C.T., Sander, P.M., Peters, S.E., El-Hennawy, M.T., Antar, M.S.M., Zalmout, I.S. and Gingerich, P.D., Fossil burrow assemblage, not mangrove roots: reinterpretation of the main whale-bearing layer in the late Eocene of Wadi Al-Hitan, Egypt. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenv