Mysterious creatures ammonites left their mark in virtually every corner of our vast planet. Today scientists around the world are finding more and more remains of these most ammonites, some of them are in the form of fragments, but if With luck, as well survivors beautiful ammonite shells. As a result, today, ammonites are known to us – like the ancient cephalopods, extinct many centuries ago. Geologists, historians and artists, these days can only fantasy on the theme of what is the true story of origin and extinction of these creatures. Evidence of mass deaths of giant ammonites stretched today, a few miles for a small town Kremmling the Colorado Rockies.
Plot Kremmling attracted the attention of scientists and has been known for many years, although only a few of the fossils have been collected for scientific research. In 1998, in August, one artist Ray Troll, and a team of volunteers from the University of Colorado joined the expedition. Of the goal was to recover ammonite fossils for research and demonstration at the Denver Museum of Natural History. Using specialized metal rakes, the team examined the soil mound, until then, until he heard the characteristic sound of the buried coveted finds. It took about fifteen minutes before the goal was finally achieved.
Having determined the location of the last set of ammonites in the fibers splices along the top of the ridge, they saw that these deposits extended further for several more miles. Today compared with many ammonites Nautilus, now living on earth, because they have many similarities with ammonites. However, once scientists have yet come to the conclusion that the ammonites are rather refers to a family of squids, than the Nautilus. For how many years does not fade the interest of scientists around the world to the history of these once living on our land animals. And to this day the magnificent and mysterious ammonites with great interest the study by scientists around the world, each time discover something new in them so mysterious and sad stories.