Paleontology

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Paleontology is the study of prehistoric life. The primary way paleontologists collect new information is through the the fossils of organisms.

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What is Paleontology

Geologic Time

Fossilisation

Plant Fossils

Invertebrate Fossils

Vertebrate Fossils

Paleoecology

Taphonomy

Field Techniques

Careers in Paleontology

Glossary

References and Further Reading