Right! Dinosaurs lived within the Mesozoic era, so rocks dating from
this period are likely to contain their fossils.
The Mesozoic era is made up of three periods: Triassic, Jurassic, and
Cretaceous. Dinosaurs appeared in the late Triassic period and died out at the
end of the Cretaceous period.
Now you know what to dig: sedimentary rock from the Mesozoic era. But,
how about where you dig? A map sure would be handy. Click on the map you
think will show you where to find these rocks:
- Road map
- Land-use map
- Geologic map
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