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Massachusetts State Fossil

Dinosaur tracks in Connecticut - click to see all state fossils
Fossil footprints at Dinosaur State Park in Connecticut - photo © Ken Zirkel
(LeKriz) on Flickr - noncommercial use permitted with attribution.
All state Fossils & Dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Tracks

Dinosaur tracks video

Dinosaur tracks iwere recognized as the official state fossil of Massachusetts in 1980. A theropod dinosaur fifty feet in length made the tracks over 200 million years ago (found in Granby, Massachusetts, these dinosaur tracks are the first record of a theropod so large).

Dinosaur fossil footprint - click to see all dinosaur & fossil symbols
Fossil footprints of dinosaur in a gem rock museum in Creetown, Scotland
photo © Craig (Eggybird) on Flickr - use permitted with attribution
Source:
Massachusetts State Symbols: Citizen Information Service
Eubrontes dinosaur footprints: SUNY Albany forensic paleontology
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Massachusetts Symbols & Icons:

cat - dog
bird - game bird
horse - mammal
fish - reptile
flower - shell
tree -soil
insect - mineral
fossil - gem
rock 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
donut - dessert
bean - berry
cookie - muffin
beverage

flag - seal
motto - colors
name - nickname
songs: 1 - 2 - 3 -
4 - 5 - 6 - 7
blues artist
dance -poem
author - book
hero - heroine
inventor
sport - tartan
memorials
vessel - quarter
 

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