10 Killer Megalodon Shark Facts
Fact #1. The Megalodon Shark Was The Largest Predator That Ever Lived. Reaching lengths of up to 60 feet and an estimated maximum weight of over 60 tons.
About Albertosaurus
Learn about the tyrannosaurid Albertosaurus. Albertosaurus was a large theropod from the Late Cretaceous. It is famously found in the dinosaur-rich, Horseshoe Canyon Formation of Alberta, Canada.
About Allosaurus
Learn about Allosaurus. Allosaurus was one of the most fearsome predatory dinosaurs in the Jurassic Period.
About Ammonites
Learn about ammonites. Ammonites were extinct predatory mollusks that resembled squid.
About Crinoids
Learn about crinoids. Crinoids are an echinoderm related to starfish, sea urchins, and brittle stars.
About Dinosaur Teeth
Learn about dinosaur teeth. Why do different dinosaurs have vastly different looking teeth? Which dinosaurs have the largest and smallest teeth?
About Hadrosaurs
Learn about Hadrosaurs, commonly referred to as a duck-billed dinosaur. FossilEra also has quality hadrosaur fossils for sale.
About Spinosaurus
Spinosaurus was the largest known meat-eating dinosaur and also the first known semi-aquatic dinosaur.
About Triceratops
The horned Triceratops is one of the most recognizable of all dinosaurs. Find out more...
Dating Fossils – How Are Fossils Dated?
So, how do we know how old a fossil is? There are two main types of fossil dating, relative dating and absolute dating.
Fossils - What is a Fossil?
A fossil is the preserved remains or traces of organisms (plants, animals, etc) that lived in the distant past. Learn more about fossils...
List of State Fossils
A current list of the official state fossil designations by state with information and photos.
Megalodon Shark Infographic
Learn about the biggest and most bad-ass predator to ever inhabit earth's oceans, the 60 foot Megalodon Shark!
Megalodon Size: How Big Was The Megalodon Shark?
Most current, scientifically accepted estimates for the Megalodon's maximum size fall into the 50-60 foot range, with a weight of 50-70 tons.
Mosasaurus & Mosasaurs
Mosasaurs are very large extinct marine reptiles with some species reaching lengths of over 50 feet and are considered to be some of the fearsome predators to ever inhabit our oceans.
Utaspis Trilobite Preparation Sequence
Preparation photos of a great Utaspsis marjumensis trilobite collected in the spring of 2013.
What is a Trilobite?
Learn about trilobites. Trilobites were an extinct marine arthropod that lived during the Paleozoic era.