Let’s hear it for the state fossil
We already had 50 designated state symbols, but what’s wrong with adding one more? We enthusiastically welcome the Columbian mammoth as South Carolina’s official state fossil and the latest ... dug up fossilized mammoth teeth on a South Carolina ...
What is right with Kansas? A lot of stuff -- let me show you some of it! (first of three diaries)
It takes advantage of FHSU's location in west central Kansas, atop spectacular limestone fossil beds that date back ... If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the ...
Rare shark fossil unearthed in Idaho
POCATELLO, Idaho -- A mining crew has unearthed ... array of fossilized teeth buried in a heap of deposits. Scientists say the shark's unique jaw strongly resembles the shape of a circular saw. The Idaho State Journal reports the fossil was later ...
Verona resident holds on to 165 million year old dinosaur fossil
During a dig at Montclair State University in the 1970s, Mike McCloskey discovered the footprint of a dinosaur that roamed the planet 165 million years ago. Ever since, McCloskey has kept the fossil with ... reptile tracks, shark teeth from South Carolina ...
8 year old wants SC to adopt an official state fossil (With Quiz)
One of the first discoveries of a vertebrae fossil in North America was on an S.C. plantation when slaves dug up wooly mammoth teeth from a swamp in 1725. 2. All but seven states have an official state fossil. 3. “Fossils tell us about our past.”