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bone bed

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(Geological Science) geology a sediment containing large quantities of fossilized animal remains, such as bones, teeth, scales, etc
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Eva Kopplehus and a University of Alberta crew will dig for fossils at the Pipestone Creek Bone Bed from 8:30am to 2:00pm on September 25 and 26.
revealing palaeoenvironmental signatures from the rare earth element compositions in vertebrate microremains of the Upper Wenlock Vesiku Bone Bed from Saaremaa Island in Estonia.
Paulo Manzig from Universidade do Contestado, Brazil, and colleagues discovered the bones in a pterosaur bone bed in rocks from the Cretaceous period.
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Fossils found at the bone bed are estimated at about 130 million years old.
But thanks to its sheer mass of skeletons including those with intact skin, one Mongolian bone bed, known as the "Dragon's Tomb," is proving to be among the most spectacular single sites ever discovered in Asia.
A new horned dinosaur from an Upper Cretaceous bone bed in Alberta.
Our search was part of a guided hike to an ancient bone bed found in the local badlands, a moonscape of crumbling earth perfect for preserving fossils.
Above the gravels, silty deposits (Isi) contain the Early Palaeoindian occupation known as the Bone Bed Component.
Ashley's little arthropod told us this bone bed was once a dinosaur watering hole--and an ephemeral (eh-FEM-ur-ul) watering hole at that," says Cheryl Bjoraker.