Petrified Wood Gallery
Petrified wood was the raison d'etre for the creation of Petrified Forest National Park (originally national monument). The fossils come in so many idfferent shades and shapes, reflecting the trees that were alive over 200 million years ago.
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There are about ten known species of bats in the park. This is a pallid bat sleeping at the Painted Desert Complex. Discover more about mammals of Petrified Forest. More...