In the 4.6 billion years since Earth was formed, many plant and animal species have come and gone. Fossils are one of the most important tools we have for learning about long-extinct wildlife. Readers will discover how fossils are formed, how paleontologists search for them, and what kinds of information they can provide, how scientists dig up fossils that have been buries for millions of years.
Inside, you will find:
- A timeline, photos - and what fossils can tell us about Earth's history.
- Surprising true facts that will shock and amaze you!