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I Can Find a Dinosaur Myself
by Peter M. Kranz, PH.D

Flooded Mine Maryland was once a dinosaur forest! More than 100 years ago, many fossil dinosaur bones and teeth were recovered from this now flooded open-pit iron mine in Prince George's County.
Today, dinosaur bones can still be found at excavation sites, in stream valleys or eroded hillsides, like this one. Eroded Hill
Field Trip Dr. Peter M. Kranz, a Washington, D.C. - based paleontologist, encourages children and adults to try their hand at finding dinosaurs in the National Capital Region. Here he leads a field excursion for students from Watkins Elementary, a public school in Washington, D.C.
The students scan the ground for dinosaur fossils that rain and wind have exposed. Students Search
Tree Fossil A young boy displays a piece of an ancient tree that he has found. The tree fossil is more than 100 million years old! The tree lived and died when the dinosaurs were here.