Recently, a 10-year-old boy found more than a dozen fossils when he was playing, which attracted many netizens. What is the answer given by experts?
According to Qilu Evening News,On February 22, Ms. Li and her children came to Shandong Geological Museum with more than a dozen fossils. Two researchers from the museum identified them as different types of paleontological fossils.
It is understood that trilobite fossils were called swallow stone or bat stone in ancient times and trilobite fossils in science. Trilobites are ancient arthropods, belonging to trilobites class. They are born on the sea floor. There are many kinds of trilobites, ranging in size from one centimeter to one meter. They are most abundant from Cambrian to Ordovician.
In Shandong Province, trilobite fossils have been found in Tai'an and Linyi.
For such a situation, experts said, can see that the child observed very carefully, the relevant knowledge learning is very solid. It's very rare for children to collect fossils when they go to the wild.