Cretaceous pelecypod

Description: This fossil mollusk was uncovered among the rocks of Patagonia in South America. It was discovered by a geologist as it was eroding out of a cliff. It dates back over 65 million years to the Cretaceous Period.
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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Subjects: Fossils
Marine animals, Fossil
Mollusks, Fossil
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Paleontology -- Cretaceous

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