Brookville Formation. Things created or left behind by animals can also fossilize, such as their footprints, burrows and dung. These are known as trace fossils. They can often give clues as to the behavior of the creature that made them, assuming it can be identified. Even non-living things can fossilize, such as the ripples on the seabed. On rare occasions, the remains of lightning strikes have been found - the sand fused into strange shapes by the energy of the lightning bolt.
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