I found it cutting grass in the backyard. What is it?
Fossil Collector: Widjaman
Location: East Central Alabama
[Editor's Note: Looks to be a large fossil coral. Any Alabama fossil collector care to help us out?]
Found along creek while riding a 4-wheeler.
Fossil Collector: Grady B
Location: North Alabama
[Editor: Alabama sure has a lot of coral! This is the imprint from the top of a fossil horn coral. Use the search box to locate other views of horn coral here on My Fossil Find.]
Found while riding ATV with my wife along creek bank.
Marine fossil from northern Alabama
Fossil collector: Grady B
Location: Northern Alabama
Dad was plowing a field with his tractor and unearthed what he thought was a rock, but it was a cluster of fossils. Looks to be from an ancient seabed. Strange it being in North Alabama.
Fossil Collector: Danmanua
Location: Tuscumbia, AL
[Editor's Note: These are fossil crinoid stems, a relative of the starfish although they resemble plants. You can likely see a few other examples by searching the keyword crinoid on this website. The fossil location is far inland now, but I encourage you to find out how far the vast inland sea extended into ancient North America. I think you will be amazed. The world was very different then.]