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Types of Fossils

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The word fossil, derived from a Latin word meaning "something dug up," refers to the preserved remains or traces of ancient life. Careful study ...

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University of California Museum of Paleontology

This media asset was adapted from Getting Into the Fossil Record by the University of California Museum of Paleontology.

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©2006 WGBH Educational Foundation. All rights reserved. Adapted from Getting Into the Fossil Record by the University of California Museum of Paleontology.


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