Explore The Locations Of Every Fossil Ever Found With This Interactive Tool

Image: US Department of Geoscience

Whether you're an educator, or just have an interest in paleobiology as a hobby, this interactive fossil finding tool is incredible.

The web tool was developed by engineers from the US Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and it contains all the data found in the Paleobiology Database. You can filter finds by geologic time filters, or zoom into specific areas of the world to narrow down your search.

Everything from early plant life to dinosaurs to long-extinct mammals is represented. You can check it out yourself at the link below.

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PBDB Navigator via Popular Mechanics


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