Dinosaur Dilemma - Josh's Explanation of Fossilization

Page 18:  Josh grabbed a piece of paper and a pencil and drew.

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“Dinosaur dies . . .

flesh decays . . .

bones get buried in mud at the bottom of a lake or something.

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Over time, minerals replace the cells of the bone one by one.

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After a long time, what once was bone is now stone.”

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 “Very poetic, Mr. Roberts.”    

“Thank you.”