Fossils of Egypt

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Egypt has many fossil-bearing geologic formations, in which many dinosaurs have been discovered.

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Fossils[edit]

Petrified Wood[edit]

Fayoum, Petrified wood protectorate in New-Cairo Area/ Cairo-Suez desert road & entire Western Desert of Egypt is covered in Petrified wood.

This is one of the clues that the region was a tropical climate. The petrified wood is very diverse and many samples are very beautiful, often actually littering the ground in certain areas.

Reptiles[edit]

Birds[edit]

The area of Uganda bordering Lake Victoria and the upper Nile River area is not unlike the climate of the Fayoum long ago, where many bird fossils have been discovered.

Mammals[edit]

Primates[edit]

The Fayoum primates

Dinosaurs[edit]

Fossil sites[edit]

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