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Seacows in the street. Museum für Naturkunde Leibniz-

Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung

https://www.naturkundemuseum.berlin/en/insights/research/seacows-street

 

El fòssil de vaca marina trobat a Girona té més de 40

milions d'anys, ACN,

http://www.emporda.info/multimedia/videos/cultura/2016-06-28-104691-fossil-vaca-marina-trobat-girona-milions-danys.html

 

Fossils under your feet: Ancient sea cow found in Spanish

street, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, October 28, 2016

http://phys.org/news/2016-10-fossils-feet-ancient-sea-cow.html

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-10/sovp-fuy102816.php

http://scienmag.com/fossils-under-your-feet-ancient-sea-cow-found-in-spanish-street/

 

Yours,

 

Paul H.

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Boesse

Interesting poster! I saw this on Friday at SVP but unfortunately did not get a chance to ask Manja (poster author) about it.

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jpc

I saw it too.  I know there are footprints in sidewalks and inverts everywhere, but i wonder if this is the only case of bones found in  a sidewalk or building.

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Oxytropidoceras

jpg asked:

 

"I saw it too.  I know there are footprints in sidewalks and inverts everywhere,

but I wonder if this is the only case of bones found in  a sidewalk or building."

 

There is the whale fossil found in rock slabbed for countertops.

 

Egyptian Whale Fossil Found In Kitchen Counter

Started by Oxytropidoceras, July 16, 2014

http://www.thefossilforum.com/index.php?/topic/48128-egyptian-whale-fossil-found-in-kitchen-counter/#comment-518467

 

Fossil Found in Kitchen Counter

video about 40-million-year-old whale fossil

that was found in a limestone kitchen counter

National Geographic, May 5, 2009

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/05/090504-egypt-fossils-video-wc.html

 

Bianucci, G., and P. D. Gingerich, 2011, Aegyptocetus

tarfa, n. gen. et sp. (Mammalia, Cetacea), from the

Middle Eocene of Egypt: Clinorhynchy, Olfaction, and

Hearing in a Protocetid Whale. Journal of Vertebrate

Paleontology. vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 1173-1188.

https://www.jstor.org/stable/41407677?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1080/039.031.0610

 

Also, there is the "dinosaur" ? fossil that was found in the

 Cathedral of St. Ambrose in Vigevano, Italy.

 

The Duomo and the Dinosaur: Not?

http://geologywriter.com/blog/stories-in-stone-blog/the-duomo-and-the-dinosaur-not/

 

Vigevano, Jurassic Park in duomo spunta un cranio

fossile di dinosauro Il ritrovamento è del paleontologo

Andrea Tintori: "Adesso capiremo tutto di quell'animale"

La roccia proviene dal Monte San Giorgio, ad Arzo, famoso

per i resti inglobati negli strati by Luigi Bignami

Repubblica Milano, October 25, 2010

http://milano.repubblica.it/cronaca/2010/10/25/news/vigevano_jurassic_park_in_duomo_spunta_un_cranio_fossile_di_dinosauro-8431985/

http://milano.repubblica.it/cronaca/2010/10/25/foto/il_cranio_di_dinosauro_nel_duomo-8432347/1/

 

Yours,

Paul H.

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