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Dung often contains the raw materials and bacteria needed for it to fossilize, says Karen Chin.
NEW BEETLE SPECIES FOUND IN FOSSIL POOP OF THIS DINO RELATIVENIKK OGASAAUGUST 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Lab tests have shown that buried animal remains can fossilize in just weeks.
NEW BEETLE SPECIES FOUND IN FOSSIL POOP OF THIS DINO RELATIVENIKK OGASAAUGUST 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Sort of like tree sap mixed with asphalt, the substance solidifies and fossilizes everything it touches.
WHAT’S IN A PACKRAT’S PETRIFIED PEE? JUST A FEW THOUSAND YEARS OF SECRETS.RACHEL FELTMANAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
They couldn’t fossilize microbes on Mars for 4 billion years and see if they matched Allan Hills 84001.
WHAT IS LIFE? ITS VAST DIVERSITY DEFIES EASY DEFINITION.CARL ZIMMERMARCH 9, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
It took twenty million years to make the fish and to fossilize him so we'd have the evidence later.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
When you stiffen up a way of life and try to fossilize it so it'll stay that way forever, then you find you've lost it.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
In these fringing woods are some curious dripping crags which fossilize every article submitted to their influence.
THE RIVERS AND STREAMS OF ENGLANDA.G. BRADLEY
Cartilaginous jaws would not fossilize, and the Ostracoderms may have possessed them.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
And he was able to guess, although he could not move his limbs to test it, that he was in the form in which he was to fossilize.
IT NEVER CAN HAPPEN AGAINWILLIAM DE MORGAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOSSILIZE

  • burn
  • contract
  • desiccate
  • dwindle
  • fossilize
  • mummify
  • mummy
  • parch
  • scorch
  • sear
  • shrink
  • stale
  • welter
  • wilt
  • wither
  • wizen
  • wrinkle
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