Fossils: History in the Rocks (Rock It! (Library))

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After a long time, the chemicals in the buried animals' bodies underwent a series of changes. Although DNA is the carrier of genetic information, it has limited chemical stability. Skeleton of the bird-like specimen (Aurornis xui) found in Yizhou Fossil & Geology Park, China. Trilobites, goniatite and nautiloid cephalopods, and pectinoid pelecypods may be found but are usually rare. Using your points, you can trade for other items that people have left at the nature center.

Pages: 24

Publisher: PowerKids Press; 1 edition (January 15, 2011)

ISBN: 144882558X

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