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Sketch of a coprolite—fossilized animal excrement

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Coprolites are fossil dung or body waste. These objects can provide valuable information as to the food habits or anatomical structure of the animal that made them.

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Texas Fossils: An Amateur Collector's Handbook
By William Henry Matthews
Published under the Project Gutenberg License available at www.gutenberg.org
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