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What you're looking at is a mummified bison from the Ice Age. It was frozen in solid soil and uncovered by gold miners who were artificially thawing out the surrounding Earth in 1979. There are claw and tooth marks in the mummy that have allowed scientists to finger the bison's killer: An American lion.

A mummified bison from the Ice Age, frozen in solid soil and uncovered by gold miners artificially thawing out the surrounding earth in Claw and tooth marks indicate the killer was an American lion.

Amargasauruscazaui.JPG (1754×1632) - Salgado et Bonaparte, 1991. Barrémien, Crétacé supérieur de l'Amérique du Sud. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Eusaurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Dicraeosauridae. Auteur : Aleposta, 2009.

Amargasauruscazaui.JPG (1754×1632) - Salgado et Bonaparte, 1991. Barrémien, Crétacé supérieur de l'Amérique du Sud. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Eusaurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Dicraeosauridae. Auteur : Aleposta, 2009.

Scutosaurus karpinskii is one of the pareiasaurs, possible relatives of turtles that had spikes and thickened knobs around their skull. This animal, measuring roughly eight feet in length, lived during the Late Permian, about 253 million years ago.

Scutosaurus karpinskii is one of the pareiasaurs, possible relatives of turtles that had spikes and thickened knobs around their skull. This animal, measuring roughly eight feet in length, lived during the Late Permian, about 253 million years ago.

mosasaur

m) complete fossil specimen of Mosasaur species Tylosaurus proriger (with a human for scale) on display at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.

Squelette monté d'un  Gorgosaurus, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Tyrannosauroidea, Tyrannosauridae, Albertosaurinae. Auteur : AStrangerintheAlps.

Squelette monté d'un Gorgosaurus, Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

Libelula, Cretáceo Inferior, Brasil

Where do Dragonflies Sleep? Dragonflies are one of the things I enjoy the most. Not only do I collect them, I also have a purple dragonfly tattoo on my left shoulder blade. My Great-grandmother once told me if a dragonfly lands on you, it is good.

GF.6.3190 Jurassic Ichthyosaur (Ichthyosarus sp.) collected from Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, England http://www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk

Haslemere Educational Museum is one of the largest geological, natural history and human history museums in central southern England with over artefacts from around the world.

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Prognathodon an extinct genus of marine reptile. Recently found in Alberta Canada.

close-up-of-ichthyosaur-snout.

How giant marine reptiles terrorized the ancient seas : Nature News & Comment

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