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Re: Dinosaur waste



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>I have been looking for a supply of (pardon my spelling on this - I'm not
>even sure the correct pronunciation :-)) copolites or corpolites - To put
>it in the vernacular, fossolized dinosaur dung!  I think some of this
>would have be a "grabber" with my middle schoolers.  I tried to get some
>at the Michigan Earth Science Teachers Association, but they didn't have
>any at the MSTA meeting I attended in Detroit.  They are still trying to
>get a supplier.  I thought I'd ask the list if anyone knows where I could
>get some since I don't need a great quantity.

I believe it's "coprolite".  The story that I've heard, is that Marsh
coined the term as a slur against his archrival Cope.

Art