to the Fossil Mall Science Section!
aspect of our business of which we are very proud
is having served the education community since
our inception a decade and a half ago. By educational
community we mean teachers from elementary through
university level, particularly the publishers
of educational media, from books (we stopped
counting at around 50 books) to numerous websites,
museums, professional paleontologists, and even
the Wikipedians whom we preceded on the web.
We maintain a large library, electronic and hardcopy,
follow the scientific literature closely, and
really do our research on the fossils we sell.
We strive to add value to each fossil we sell
in descriptions that portray a taxon's importance
within the tree of life, evolution and geologic
history. It's been said that plagiarism is the
highest compliment. If that be true, then we’ve
done our job well, because the pithy summaries
we provide have propagated all over the web,
and you can find a myriad of them on EBay, for
Twain wrote: “Do the right
thing. It will gratify some people and astonish
We have done the right thing through all these
years. Now we request others do the right thing
also. We are licensing this science section
of Fossil Mall
Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 4.0).
You can read about it at this link, but it’s really about simply doing
the right thing:
- Attribution — You
must give appropriate credit, provide a link
to the license, and indicate if changes were
made. You may do so in any reasonable manner,
but not in any way that suggests the licensor
endorses you or your use.
- NonCommercial — You
may not use the material for commercial purposes.
need to contact us (though we would love to hear
from you, or help you if we can with your educational
endeavors) by firstname.lastname@example.org.
the students of today are our customers of tomorrow.
Appropriate credit constitutes acknowledgement
of us as Fossil Mall, www.fossilmall.com in print,
and with a link to www.fossilmall.com for Web publication.