|Fossil Feces (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)|
This article is a Why Files short piece about coprolites: fossilized animal feces. The article explains how fossilization occurs in feces and why coprolites are useful to scientists. Fossilized feces reveal a great deal about the eating habits of dinosaurs, as well as other extinct animals.
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Copyright 2002, University of Wisconsin, Board of Regents.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-983
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Author: David Tenenbaum
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