Nine fossils from Minnesota on display

Minnesota State Fossil Election

Minnesotans, you picked the Giant Beaver!

Thank you for voting for our state fossil! What comes next, you ask? We’ll bring your massive mammal candidate to the legislature!

Watch a video of our state fossil announcement event to see endorsements from classes across the state and celebrate the toothy contender who topped the charts:

EDUCATORS: Have a classroom full of fossil enthusiasts? Engage students in the legislative process as they meet the candidates and dig deeper into their campaigns.