1. Ammonites Book Review (Neale Monks & Philip Palmer)

    Ammonites Book Review (Neale Monks & Philip Palmer)

    The Natural History Museum (2002). ISBN 0-565-09169-7 160 pages softback. Review by @Phil Eyden Ammonites are one of the first fossils we all hear about at school. We all know they were related to squids and octopi, generally have spiral shells and died out along with the dinosaurs 65...
  2. The Extinction of Ammonites

    The Extinction of Ammonites

    This excerpt from Monarchs of the Sea: The Extraordinary 500-Million-Year History of Cephalopods by Danna Staaf is shared with TONMO to celebrate the book's birthday. Sudden Death To understand what caused the end-Cretaceous mass extinction, the first challenge was to recognize that it...
  3. KimTexan

    New to Tonmo

    Hello my name is Kim. I live near Dallas, Texas. I’m a very active member of the Dallas Paleontological Society and frequent contributor to their monthly newsletter. I am a serious amateur paleontologist and an avid fossil collector. What got me hooked on fossil collecting was finding a 12 inch...