Asked in PaleontologyFossils
What is the definition for fossils?
May 24, 2010 12:19AM
Fossils are what's left of ancient plants and animals. They are imprints in rock, generally sedimentary rock. The word "fossil"means "dug up" and it comes from Latin. Fossil fuels were made in the earth and took a long time to make.
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Can you make a sentence comparing age of three fossils using ancient?
Asked in Animal Life
Are preserved animal tracks index fossils?
Asked in Charles Darwin, Evolution, Fossils
How are fossils used in determining evolution?
Asked in Fossils
What are the 6 main types of fossils and describe them?
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Asked in Definitions
What is the definition of developmental homologies?
The definition of developmental homologies is something that can be viewed in the fossils of certain animals that point to and evolutionary change in their current incarnations. For example snake fossils when compared to current snake skeletons show that the ancient relatives of snakes actually had feet and over time they feet pulled closer into their body eventually developing into the snakes of current times.