Conservation and Trapping Science

Giant 200lb Beaver skull nominated to be Minnesota state fossil
Oct 14, 2021 08:10 ET

The Science Museum of Minnesota is nominating a Giant Beaver specimen to be the official state fossil.

That's because more than 11,000 people chose it from among the museum's collection, which included the crow shark, scimitar-toothed cat and trilobite. The Giant Beaver fossil captured 25 percent of the votes among nine candidates, and was actually a write-in.

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