Steneosaurus bollensis - Steneosaurus is an extinct genus of teleosaurid crocodyliform from the Early Jurassic to Middle Jurassic (Toarcian to Callovian). Fossil specimens have been found in England, France, Germany, Switzerland and Morocco. The largest s
The Petoskey stone was born as coral approximately 400 million years ago, when a shallow sea covered Michigan. Over time, the coral fossilized and now washes up on beaches and peeks through road grades across Northwest Michigan. - Nature Is Beautiful
Sphenodiscus lenticularis, Fox Hills Formation, South Dakota Late Cretaceous (~ 70 mya) Both sides of this handsome specimen display the extraordinarily intricate suture patterns that are characteristic of this species.
Alien abduction: This fossil crinoid, which inspired the artist who designed the extra-terrestrial antagonist of the Alien films, was stolen and and later returned to a museum in Switzerland. I can see the resemblance.
Fossil specimens by Kentuckiana Mike at Louisville Fossils (Ammonite fossils of the Promicroceras planicosta on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D. Rock plate is from England.