Dig Site, Where to Find Fossils A A

The tools and equipment shown in the dig site were used to dig up Mary Ann Hadrosaur in Montana. For
the easy ground we were able to use a shovel and pick but for the harder ground we had to break through with the jack hammer in order to retrieve her from the earth. As you can see it takes many different tools from Spam to a jack hammer to dig up a dinosaur.

What kind of fossils can you find on the surface here in Lufkin, Texas? The Where to Find Fossils
posters shows the Geologic times of all the land on the surface in the United States and Texas. Here in Lufkin most of our fossils can be dated to the Cenozoic time period around 20 million years ago to 1.8 million years ago.

Posted March 26, 2015
Categories: Current Exhibits, Exhibits
Tags: Ann, Cenozoic, Dig, Fossils, Hadrosaur, Mary, Montana, Site

Did you like this post? You might be interested in...

Radiometric Dat...

Radiometric dating is a process used to date rocks ...

More On Current Exhibits »

Cretaceous Peri...

  Mary Ann Hadrosaur was found in the Hell ...

More On Current Exhibits »

Also at the museum:

Summer Camp Registration NOW OPEN

CLICK HERE TO VIEW CAMP WEBPAGE ...

More On Blog »

Dancing with Dinos Further Postponed

(Press Release:) The Naranjo Museum’s annual spring gala “Dancing with Dinos” which was previously rescheduled for September 12th, will be further postponed until conditions surrounding COVID-19 impr ...

More On Blog »

Museum Gift Shop

    New Arrivals in the Naranjo Museum Gift Shop     The Naranjo Museum Gift Shop is open during museum hours! ...

More On Blog »

Search the Museum


Naranjo Museum of Natural History

Tickets Price
Age 3 & under Free
Age 4 to 18 $5.00
Adults $7.50

Hours of Operation
Mon. - Sat.: 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 1 PM to 6 PM

For more information, call
(936) 639-3466