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Jul 5 2006
11:06 am
Joe P.'s picture

I thought the fossil

I thought the state fossil was Lt. Gov. Wilder ....

WhitesCreek's picture

Click the last link and

Click the last link and you'll see the real fossil....

Joe P.'s picture

Yep

Yep, that's the real fossil!!! Amazing how much influence he has lo these millions of years later .....

WhitesCreek's picture

Since I live a scant 25

Since I live a scant 25 miles from Dayton, home of the Scopes Monkey trial, our state fossil can only be 6 to 10 thousand years old. Looking at the picture, I think it could be true.

Eleanor A's picture

Not to be pedantic about

Not to be pedantic about this whole thing, but TN was a shallow sea for many millions of years. Which is why all our homes are built on limestone (a cruel joke, since we're now in the tornado belt and nobody's got a basement).

Sucks that we don't get really cool fossils like icthyosaurs, tho.

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