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Where to Find the World’s Most Incredible Fossils

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Last Updated: Jan 18, 2016

If you are a big fan of prehistoric animals, but you don’t want to get eaten like what happened in Jurassic Park, there are some places in the world where you can let out the palaeontologist in you along with the entire family.

Denali National Park in Alaska. Just recently, giant bird-like herbivores from the Cretaceous period were discovered in this Arctic wildlife.denali-archeology-horizontal-gallery

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Nebraska. Here there are fossils of the animal called Amphicyon, or more popularly known as the beardog, a 6-foot-long animal that is not quite related to bears or dogs.devils-corkscrews---agate-fossil-beds-horizontal-gallery

Montour Fossil Pit in Pennsylvania. People here can dig and search for fossils dating 400 million years ago, and you can get to keep any fossil you find.montour-preserve---restricted-horizontal-gallery

Dinosaur National Monument in Utah. The Quarry Exhibit Hall features 1,500 dinosaur bones dating back 149 million years ago.dinosaur-national-monument-horizontal-gallery

Hell Creek Beds in Montana. The fossils in this place date back 70 million years ago. Families can go here to experience fossil digging.hell-creek-makonshika-state-park-horizontal-gallery

Ghost Ranch in New Mexico. Witness the 9 feet long ceolophysis, the underwater reptile Vancleavea and 1,00o other rare species of fossils.ghost-ranch-new-mexico-horizontal-gallery

Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite in Wyomingred gulch dinosaur track site horizontal gallery

La Brea Tar Pits at the Page Museum in CaliforniaLe Brea Tar Pits

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