www.fossils-facts-and-finds Fossils Blog

Welcome to The www.fossils-facts-and-finds Site Blog. Here you will find the newest additions to www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com, including lesson plans and student activities on fossils and earth science. You will also find articles on the latest discoveries in the world of fossils and paleontology.

There are distinct advantages to blogging.

  • First, by subscribing the blog is delivered to you. No need to search the web or your bookmarks. If you have an rss reader installed on your computer that's where you will find your updates. No rss reader? No problem, Yahoo and MSN both offer free RSS services.
  • Subscribing requires no personal information. Not even an email address. No spam!
  • To subscribe to the fossils-facts-and-finds Site Blog find the orange rss button under the navigation bar on the left and right click on it. If you need more information click on the text that says, "What's an RSS feed?
  • Each blog entry has a headline with 1 or 2 lines of text and a link to the full text. This makes it very easy to scan for the topics that interest you the most. Welcome to Blogging!

    Apr 16, 2019

    Archaeopteryx was first discovered in 1861,

    Archaeopteryx was first discovered in 1861, and was a very mysterious creature indeed.

    Continue reading "Archaeopteryx was first discovered in 1861,"

    Apr 08, 2019


    I found a tooth I'd like help with identifying please.

    Continue reading "Tooth"

    Apr 08, 2019

    Found in Michigan,at sand gravel pit.

    Fossil is around 9 inches tall 5 wide,has alot going on, any info on this beautiful fossil would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

    Continue reading "Found in Michigan,at sand gravel pit."

    Apr 08, 2019

    Tree branch maybe bone?

    Found it around Merkel Texas area. It's either wood or bone

    Continue reading "Tree branch maybe bone?"

    Apr 08, 2019

    Possible Dino tooth?

    Found it by the stream in the back garden. We often find small fossils, ammonites and sea fauna. Please help us to identify this fossil. Many thanks

    Continue reading "Possible Dino tooth?"

    Apr 08, 2019

    North American inland sea aquatic wormfish ?

    Kansas specimen found among other water life fossils, such as shells and plants. I have not found anything exactly like this as I browsed the Internet.

    Continue reading "North American inland sea aquatic wormfish ?"

    Apr 08, 2019

    Michigan finds

    Not sure what this is

    Continue reading "Michigan finds"

    Mar 13, 2019


    I found this on the beach at North Myrtle Beach SC. I dont know anything about it--guessing it is some sort of shell but bottom confuses me. Its about

    Continue reading "?"

    Mar 13, 2019

    Rock or Fossil (resubmit with better pics)

    I recently submitted this and you requested better pics of the broken end. Found in Tuolumne Ca. This is as good as my camera gets

    Continue reading "Rock or Fossil (resubmit with better pics)"

    Mar 13, 2019

    Lots of questions

    What could this be? Should I tumble it?

    Continue reading "Lots of questions"