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Dinosaur Dilemma - Josh's Explanation of Fossilization

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

Joshs - Flesh Rots
Josh - Dino Dies

“Dinosaur dies . . .

flesh decays . . .

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

Joshs - Bones buried

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

Josh - Minerals

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

Josh - Fossil

 “Very poetic, Mr. Roberts.”    

“Thank you.”   

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