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What is Fossil Coral?
Below is a transcription of the above sign describing found at the Valley of Fire Visitor Center.
Fossils are remains of ancient plants and animals that are preserved in sedimentary rocks.
They reveal what life and the earth’ environment was like when the rocks were formed.
The Muddy Mountains contain extensive beds of fossils.
The exhibit wall behind this table shows how the ancient creatures looked in their native habitat.
Please do not remove any fossils you may discover.
Help us preserve the natural treasures of te Valley of Fire.
Time Period: Paleolithic Era
Composition: Animal skeletons (external)
Location: Muddy Mountains