Khok Kruat Dinosaur Site
By admin | 28-6-2019 20:55

The simulated fossil pit shows sandstone rocks with real fossils of dinosaurs and other animals from Saphan Hin and Krok Duean Ha villages, Suranaree Sub-district, Mueang District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province. The animal fossils from 110 million years ago were found in the red-brown calcareous conglomerate. The fossils found include 3 new species, Sirindhorna khoratensis, an iguanodont dinosaur, Kizylkumemys khoratensis, a pig-nosed turtle, and Khoratosuchus jintasakuli, a crocodile. Other animals include a pterosaur, freshwater hybodont sharks, ginglymodian fish, the bivalve Trigonioides, etc.