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What kinds of dinosaur fossils have been found?

Dinosaur bone,  Copyright © 1997, Paul S. Taylor
Close-up of sliced dinosaur bone.


Ancient fossil AMBER such as that used in the fictional stories Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park: The Lost World to reproduce dinosaurs from dinosaur blood DNA found in a trapped mosquito. The process is pure science fiction.

  • Bones
  • Teeth
  • Claws
  • Spikes
  • Horns
  • Bony plates
  • Eggs, sometimes with unborn babies
  • “Gizzard” stones (gastroliths)
  • Dung (coprolite)
  • Footprints
  • Imprints of skin (very rare)
  • Stomach contents (very rare)

Not all dinosaur remains are fully mineralized (petrified). Some are mostly bone. Take a side trip to learn about a fascinating expedition to northern Alaska where Creation-scientists found such bones. Go

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