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A fossil of Hyracotherium, or Eohippus, the dawn horse, found in the Green River Formation at Fossil Butte National Monument, Wyoming.

This is the most complete skeleton of a so-called dawn horse ever discovered. This specimen of Protorohippus venticolus was much more diminutive than today's horses, standing less than two feet high at the shoulder, but its long back legs sugge

Fossils reveal how the turtle got its shell http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/nov/26/earliest-turtle-fossil-shell #article

Fossils reveal how the turtle got its shell

Fossils reveal how the turtle got its shell - The discovery of three fossilized turtles has resolved a long-running debate about how the creatures' shells evolved

Sea Scorpions caught in a time stream.

Sea Scorpions caught in a time stream. Wow, whatever happened sure happened in a flash to trap the moving animals so fast.

A stingray fossil in the Houston Museum of Natural Science ~another case of soft tissue indicated in a fossil, which points to the fact that fossilization occurred RAPIDLY, otherwise, the soft tissue would have ROTTED long before it had a chance to become fossilized.

Stingray Fossil -- Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Largest Turtle Shell ever found

Fossil of the largest freshwater prehistoric turtle, Carbonemys cofrinii, a 60 billion year old, South American side-necked turtle.

Fossil Alligator - Alligator prenasalis - This extinct member of the family Alligatoridae is the earliest known member of genus Alligator. It is a well known species from many fossils collected in the Oligocene Epoch - 33.9 ± 0.1 to 23.03 ± 0.05 Ma (million years ago) - layer of the Chadron & Brule Formations in South Dakota

Fossil Alligator - Alligator prenasalis - This extinct member of the family…

Detailed Green River Fossil Fish Priscacara serrata "An 18 inch layer specimen with extraordinary preservation"  F

I have always liked fossils. Detailed Green River Fossil Fish Priscacara serrata "An 18 inch layer specimen with extraordinary preservation"

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