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Season 1 Update

Hello everyone! It’s been a long time coming but I’m finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. After months of research and writing I’m finally recording and editing season 1 of Fossil Bonanza! I can’t tell you how happy I am that this massive project will finally be released. Bar any kind […]

Fossil Spotlight: Narrow-Nosed Rhinoceros

Who: The Narrow-Nosed Rhinoceros, Stephanorhinus Lagerstätte: Binagadi Asphalt Seep in Azerbaijan and other placesWhat: Tar pits containing thousands of fossils are found across the world with the most famous being La Brea Tar Pits in California. One of these is the Binagadi Asphalt Seep in Azerbaijan. This trap is thought to be older than La […]

Fossil Spotlight: Maple Seed

Who: Maple SeedLagerstätte: Florissant Formation at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in ColoradoWhat: This is a maple seed preserved in shale at Florssiant Fossil Beds NM. The park is well known for its amazingly preserved insects and plants which are usually quite rare in the fossil record. It dates to the Eocene about 34 million […]