Parque Natural Mexiquillo


Fossil Butte National Monument

 52 million years ago a large lake covered parts of Idaho, Utah and Wyoming. Today it is loaded with fish fossils and other aquatic animals. The Fossil Butte N. M. has a fantastic presentation of these fossils.

A diorama show how early paleontologists recovered the fossils

Today the process is the same, but with power tools 

Sting Ray


Revealing the hidden gems

You can watch close up on the TV

One nice gator fossil

Bird fossil

Very interesting display. 
Press one of the fossils in the foreground and an animated live fish will swim across the screen

Turtles & turtles ......

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