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Questions about dinosaurs

Has there ever been a dinosaur found in Indiana?

Dr. dig responds:
Well, forget about Indiana dinosaurs! Most Indiana fossils are far older or younger. Abundant limestone, the Indiana state rock, and bituminous coal are souvenirs of the Paleozoic Era. Indiana is famous for fossils of marine invertebrates, especially bryozoans from the Ordovician Period, ancient reefs from the Silurian and Devonian periods, and crinoids, or sea lilies, from various periods. The crinoid was once suggested for adoption as the Indiana state fossil. Fossils of mammals that lived during the Pleistocene Epoch, or Ice Age are scattered across Indiana. For more information on the web about Indiana long, long ago, search for Indiana fossils, Indiana palaeontology, and Indiana prehistory.


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