What is a trace fossil and what can be learned from them?

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Apr 2, 2018

Answer:

A trace fossil is an impression made by an organism not the organism itself

Explanation:

Examples of trace fossils are foot prints, impression of leaves on soil, tubes left by worms, Any evidence of the existence of living things is a trace fossil.

An unusable example of a trace fossil was a spark plug I found fossilized in the strata of Sunset Bay Oregon. The spark plug is evidence of a living thing a human.

Trace fossils give clues of how living things lived in the past.