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Victorian Petrified Bird's Nest (1800 to 1900 England)
Bird Eggs | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Victorian rapunzel 7 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Bird Specimens, Study Skins by profholtz, via Flickr. Resplendent quetzals. (Trogonidae)
Smithsonian NMNH bird collection, by Chip Clark
Buried wood is permineralized and becomes petrified.
Bird egg collected by Audubon, Philadelphia Academy of Sciences, photo Rosamond Purcell
Petrified Wood: Hermanophyton 3 and half inch. Thick uneven end cut from Betty Warrington. This is a gem quality agate replacement fossil.
Petrified wood by janet little
"Martha, told you to look out for wolves. I would have thought you would take 'crocodiles' as read."
I see someone has brought me the head of Alfredo Garcia on a stick.