Earth Collections : Cretaceous database

The geological timescale

Cretaceous fossils make up almost half of the geological collections, with a total of over 90,000 specimens. The vast majority of these are invertebrates, mainly ammonites and bivalves, but fish, mosasaurs, ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, crocodiles, dinosaurs and pterosaurs are all represented.

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