Question: Where is the best place to find dinosaur bones?

Where do they find the most dinosaur bones?

Where have the most Dinosaur fossils been found? Dinosaur fossils have been found on every continent of Earth, including Antarctica but most of the dinosaur fossils and the greatest variety of species have been found high in the deserts and badlands of North America, China and Argentina.

Where is the best place to look for fossils?

It is often found in deserts, beaches, and other sandy environments. Shale is formed from particles of mud. Good places to find fossils are outcrops. An outcrop is a place where old rock is exposed by wind and water erosion and by other peoples digging.

How do you find dinosaur bones?

0:113:23How do you find dinosaur fossils? - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipThe first phase is called prospecting where all of us would just stare. At the ground for miles andMoreThe first phase is called prospecting where all of us would just stare. At the ground for miles and miles and hours and hours until we find fragments of bone on the ground.

When was the last dinosaur alive?

about 65 million years ago Dinosaurs went extinct about 65 million years ago (at the end of the Cretaceous Period), after living on Earth for about 165 million years.

Can you own dinosaur bones?

In the U.S., fossil bones found on federal land are public property and can be collected only by researchers with permits. However, fossils discovered on U.S. private land can be bought and sold, and Stan isnt the only U.S. dinosaur fossil recently on the auction block.

Where in the United States have dinosaur bones been found?

The Southwest and Western Mountain states can claim the most discovery sites, but dinosaur fossils have been found as far north as Alaska, as far east as the mid-Atlantic states and as far south as Alabama.

Did dinosaurs live on every continent?

Dinosaurs lived on all of the continents. At the beginning of the age of dinosaurs (during the Triassic Period, about 230 million years ago), the continents were arranged together as a single supercontinent called Pangea. During the 165 million years of dinosaur existence this supercontinent slowly broke apart.

Did dinosaurs live in Canada?

Dinosaurs Found in Canada More than 100 different species of dinosaurs have been found in Canada. Almost half of these were collected from Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta. During the Cretaceous period, Alberta was warmer than it is today.

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