• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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Microscopic timecapsules

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Estella

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Picture of fossil maple seed

Some of the fossil plants found at Florissant fossil beds, like this maple seed, may have relatives that still live in Colorado.