Fossils of Egypt

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Egypt has many fossil-bearing geologic formations, in which many dinosaurs have been discovered.

Scientists

Fossils

Petrified Wood

Fayoum, Petrified wood protectorate in New-Cairo Area/ Cairo-Suez desert road & entire Western Desert of Egypt is covered in Petrified wood.

This is one of the clues that the region was a tropical climate. The petrified wood is very diverse and many samples are very beautiful, often actually littering the ground in certain areas.

Reptiles

Birds

The area of Uganda bordering Lake Victoria and the upper Nile River area is not unlike the climate of the Fayoum long ago, where many bird fossils have been discovered.

Mammals

Primates

The Fayoum primates

Dinosaurs

Fossil sites

See also

External links

  • http://www.fossils.duke.edu/Publication%20Links/2005_Simons_EoceneAndOligoceneMammals.pdf
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