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Press Photos by Linda Sailer Paleontologist Jeff J. Person with the North Dakota Geological Survey uses a pick to flake away pieces of mudstone from the bone bed at the Medora public fossil dig on Thursday morning. A clam shell can be seen at his right hand.

Window to the past: North Dakota Geological Survey leads public fossil dig at Medora

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MEDORA -- Paleontologist Becky Barnes with the North Dakota Geological Survey slowly removed mudstone flakes from her grid at a fossil dig site on Thursday. Working throughout the morning, she uncovered the remnant of a fossilized fish -- identified as an Amia -- that swam in the region's swamps 60 million years ago.

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