The official website features a fossil finder showcasing animals such as plesiosaurs, dinosaurs, ammonites and prehistoric fish.
Stránská Skála, located just to the east of the Moravian capital Brno, is home to one of the most important Pleistocene fossil sites in Europe.
Life has thrived on Earth for at least 3.7 billion years, a story told by rocks from some of the best fossil sites in the world.
Since the beginning of recorded history, fossils have confounded their discoverers, leading to wild folktales about mythical dragons and other strange creatures.
However, fossils found in the Ediacara Hills, as well as various other digs around the world, have revealed that multicellular maritime life was well-established long before the Cambrian.
Samples found there include fossils of 550- to 600-million-year-old jellyfish, crustaceans, flatworms, echinoderms and even trilobite ancestors.
As the eggs discovered in Patagonia prove, these wandering fortresses never stopped growing.
They started their lives weighing barely 11 pounds (5 kg), eventually reaching up to 25,000 times their original weight over an estimated 40 years.
Off the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula lies Seymour Island, home to some of the continent’s most important fossil sites.
The rock formations span some 50 million years of the Earth’s history, ranging from the Late Cretaceous to the Eocene, or about 100 to 50 million years ago.
The area is also home to many man-made prehistoric artifacts, including the remains of a fireplace made quarter of a million years ago by our own human ancestors.
The Red Beds of Texas and Oklahoma were first explored in 1877.
The site is best known for its disarticulated fish fossils, belonging to the victims of the impact that wiped out the dinosaurs.