Gemstones

#11 Coprolites- Fossilized Poop!



We explain the derivation of the word “coprolite” and discuss what fossilized poop can tell us about ancient life.

Host
Jacob Jett

Directed
Jacob Jett

Written
Todd Powell
Anthony Maltese
Jacob Jett

Camera
Todd Powell
Jacob Jett

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Music
Smellblind

Special Thanks
Brandon Carver
Gina Carver
Gabe Carver

References:
“Cope Edward Drinker 1840-1897” by Frederick Gutekunst

Buckland, the Rev. W. “On the Discovery of Coprolites, or Fossil Faeces, in the Lias at Lyme Regis, and in other Formations.” Transactions of the Geological Society of London. Series 2 vol 3 (1829) 223-236.

Duffin, C.J. “Records of Warfare: Embalmed in the Everlasting Hills.” Mercian Geologist 17(2):101-111. (2009)

Everhart, M.J. “Late Cretaceous Interaction between Predators and Prey. Evidence of Feeding by Two Species of Shark on a Mosasaur.” PalArch 1.1 (2004).

Williams, Michael E. “The Origin of ‘Spiral Coprolites.’” The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions paper 59 (1972).

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