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Paleontology Index

pa·le·on·tol·o·gy (pl-n-tl-j)
n.

1. The study of the forms of life existing in prehistoric or geologic times, as represented by the fossils of plants, animals, and other organisms.

  • Ahl al Oughlam - Discovered in 1985 and excavated since 1989, is by far the richest late Neogene vertebrate locality of North Africa.
  • Arizona's Petrified forest - Take a step back in time to 245 million years ago.
  • Becoming Human - Paleoanthropology, Evolution and Human Origins.
  • Beringian Atlas - Paleoenvironmental Atlas.
  • Birds and Dinosaurs - By Dr Paul Willis.
  • Calcite Palace - This web site is about a unique group of microscopically-sized fossil algae known as calcareous nannofossils or coccoliths.
  • Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre - Discover skeletal drawings and artists renditions of large marine reptiles which existed in this area of Canada during the Cretaceous Period.
  • Charlotte, the Vermont Whale - In 1849 workers unearthed the bones of a mysterious animal near the town of Charlotte.
  • Dann's Dinosaur Reconstructions - Anatomical restorations of Australian dinosaurs, pterosaurs and marine reptiles with accompanying information. Also info on Australian fossil and footprint sites
  • Dawn of Animal Life - While most people know of the dinosaurs from a mere 70 million years ago, very few are aware that the Earth's fossil record stretches over 3 billion years into the past.
  • Dinobase - A dinosaur database with dinosaur names, dinosaur pictures, a dinosaur classification and more.
  • Dinobird - Until recently, the origin of birds was one of evolution's great mysteries
  • DinoQuest Sahara - Strange dinosaur fossils: 600-toothed giant plant-eaters, flying reptiles, massive crocodiles, and more.
  • Dinorama - National Geographic. Their footsteps echo like thunder across our imaginations, millions of years after the last dinosaurs walked the Earth. Peer into the past for glimpses of ancient creatures that still grip us.
  • Dinosaur - Facts.
  • Dinosaur Egg Museum - Our dinosaur eggs museum will let you learn more about mothers and babies and view models of hatchlings.
  • Dinosaur Eggs - Catch the excitement of fossil researchers as they hatch fossilized dinosaur eggs to reveal the embryos inside. From National Geographic.
  • Dinosaur Floor - Learn why Dinosaurs are history.
  • Dinosaur Illustrations - An index of Dinosaur Illustrations on the world wide web, with links to the original image and image providers home page.
  • Dinosaur Trackways and Trace Fossils - News from Holyoke, MA.
  • Dinosauria On-Line - Is intended to give the reader a broader exposure to dinosaur science.
  • Dinosaurs of Ancient Queensland - Dinosaurs were animals, closely related to crocodiles and birds, that lived in the Mesozoic era between 220 and 65 million years ago.
  • Dinosaurs of the Gobi - The birdlike, beaked Oviraptor returns to the nest to feed its young, in a painting based on paleontological finds in the desert in Mongolia.
  • DMNS: Follow a Fossil - The most complete T. rex ever found.
  • Download-a-Dinosaur - Easy to make designs for a dozen paper dinosaurs...
  • Earliest Life - Palaeobotanical Research Group. University Münster.
  • Field Adventures in Paleontology - Let me take you on a personal tour of some dig sites and show you some of the fossils found there.
  • Fighting Dinosaurs - New Discoveries from Mongolia features more than 30 of the best preserved and scientifically important dinosaur and other ancient animal fossils.
  • Find Dinosaur Pictures - An index of Dinosaur Illustrations on the world wide web, with links to the original image and image providers home page.
  • Fossils & Fossil Collecting - Discovering fossils.
  • Fossils, Rocks, and Time - USGS.
  • Hadrosaurus.com - Finding the World's First Dinosaur Skeleton...
  • John Day Fossil Beds@
  • Mesozoic Fishes - This page is devoted to fossil fishes from the Mesozoic Era, and to the researchers around the world who study them.
  • Museum of Paleontology - University of Berkley.
  • National Museum - Paleobiology - Created to provide a glimpse of some of the dinosaur specimens we have on view at the National Museum of Natural History.
  • NOVA Online - Curse of T. Rex - Includes an essay on the dinosaurs' companions and a Hot Science exercise about finding dinosaurs.
  • Oceans of Kansas Paleontology - A virtual journey more than 85 million years "back in time" to observe some of the many strange and wonderful creatures that lived in the oceans of the Earth...
  • Dr. Julie Brigham Grette, Professor - Quaternary/Glacial Geology, Arctic Paleoenvironments, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Paleoneurology - The study of brain evolution bymeans of the morphological ... relevant improvement to the development of paleoneurology.
  • Permian Wood Microfossils Exhibit - providing images of permian fossil wood, tracheids, pits,and other morphological elements.The Florida Museum of Natural
  • Radiolarians - Radiolarians are tiny protozoans that live exclusively in the ocean.
  • Raising the Mammoth - Step in to the land of the mammoth. exn.ca welcomes you to our very own mammoth site.
  • Research & Collections at Burke Museum - As storehouses of scientific information, museums help unravel the complexity of the world we live in.
  • Royal Tyrrell Museum - See the world's most extensive collection of dinosaur fossils and exhibits on prehistoric life, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada.
  • Strange Science - Ever wonder how people figured out there used to be such things as dinosaurs? Curious about how scientists learned to reconstruct fossil skeletons?
  • T REX - Visit the Cretaceous Period.
  • Texas Dinosaurs! - Did you know that dinosaurs once roamed Texas?
  • The Dinosaur Hall - Photographs From Smithsonian Exhibits
    National Museum of Natural History.
  • The Dinosauria - Truth is Stranger than Fiction.
  • Trilobite Cookies -Trilobites are extinct marine animals which lived gazillions of years ago.
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex - The tyrannosaurs were a group of large carnivorous dinosaurs that roamed North America and Asia during the last part of the Cretaceous, 85 to 65 million years ago.
  • UMPC Exibit Halls - Berkley. UMPC - Museum of Paleontology.
  • University of California Musem of Paleontology
  • University of Nebraska State Museum Division of Vertebrate Paleontology - Vertebrate Paleontology, Fossils, Nebraska, Fossil Collecting, Ashfall Fossil Beds.
  • Walking With Dinosaurs
  • Walking with Dinosaurs - BBC Online's brings you in-depth descriptions of over 60 dinosaurs and the eras in which they lived.
  • When Dinosaurs Roamed America - A breakthrough look at newly discovery dinosaur species and how they dominated the land in what is now North America.
  • Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre - Learn About Beringia - Between two continents on the edge of the Arctic lay the ancient place called Beringia.
  • Zoom Dinosaurs - A comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs. It is designed for students of all ages and levels of comprehension.
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