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Fossils are a recurring class of collectables in New Horizons. These can be collected by digging up X shapes on the ground with a shovel. In New Horizons, the total number of fossils is 73, up from 67 in New Leaf

When donating a fossil, or if the player has an assessed fossil in your inventory, they can ask Blathers to give a "short presentation" on the animal that fossil belongs to. When displayed in the museum, the fossils are now arranged along an evolutionary tree pattern, showing just how far back each fossil is in relation to the others, and the relationships between the animals.

List of fossils

Stand-alone fossils
Name Image Price
Acanthostega NH-Furniture-acanthostega.png 2,000 Bells
Amber NH-Furniture-amber.png 1,200 Bells
Ammonite NH-Furniture-ammonite.png 1,100 Bells
Anomalocaris NH-Furniture-anomalocaris.png 2,000 Bells
Archaeopteryx NH-Furniture-archaeopteryx.png 1,300 Bells
Australopith NH-Furniture-australopith.png 1,100 Bells
Coprolite NH-Furniture-coprolite.png 1,100 Bells
Dinosaur track NH-Furniture-dinosaurtrack.png 1,000 Bells
Dunkleosteus NH-Furniture-dunkleosteus.png 3,500 Bells
Eusthenopteron NH-Furniture-eusthenopteron.png 2,000 Bells
Juramaia NH-Furniture-juramaia.png 1,000 Bells
Myllokunmingia NH-Furniture-myllokunmingia.png 1,500 Bells
Shark-tooth pattern NH-Furniture-sharktoothpattern.png 1,000 Bells
Trilobite NH-Furniture-trilobite.png 1,300 Bells


Multi-part fossils
Name Image Price
Ankylosaurus
Ankylo skull NH-Furniture-ankyloskull.png 3,500 Bells
Ankylo torso NH-Furniture-ankylotorso.png 3,000 Bells
Ankylo tail NH-Furniture-ankylotail.png 2,500 Bells
Archelon
Archelon skull NH-Furniture-archelonskull.png 4,000 Bells
Archelon tail NH-Furniture-archelontail.png 3,500 Bells
Brachiosaurus
Brachio skull NH-Furniture-brachioskull.png 6,000 Bells
Brachio chest NH-Furniture-brachiochest.png 5,500 Bells
Brachio pelvis NH-Furniture-brachiopelvis.png 5,000 Bells
Brachio tail NH-Furniture-brachiotail.png 5,500 Bells
Deinonychus
Deinony torso NH-Furniture-deinonytorso.png 3,000 Bells
Deinony tail NH-Furniture-deinonytail.png 2,500 Bells
Dimetrodon
Dimetrodon skull NH-Furniture-dimetrodonskull.png 5,500 Bells
Dimetrodon torso NH-Furniture-dimetrodontorso.png 5,000 Bells
Diplodocus
Diplo skull NH-Furniture-diploskull.png 5,000 Bells
Diplo neck NH-Furniture-diploneck.png 4,500 Bells
Diplo chest NH-Furniture-diplochest.png 4,000 Bells
Diplo pelvis NH-Furniture-diplopelvis.png 4,500 Bells
Diplo tail NH-Furniture-diplotail.png 5,000 Bells
Diplo tail tip NH-Furniture-diplotailtip.png 4,000 Bells
Iguanodon
Iguanodon skull NH-Furniture-iguanodonskull.png 4,000 Bells
Iguanodon torso NH-Furniture-iguanodontorso.png 3,500 Bells
Iguanodon tail NH-Furniture-iguanodontail.png 3,000 Bells
Mammoth
Mammoth skull NH-Furniture-mammothskull.png 3,000 Bells
Mammoth torso NH-Furniture-mammothtorso.png 2,500 Bells
Megacerops
Megacero skull NH-Furniture-megaceroskull.png 4,500 Bells
Megacero torso NH-Furniture-megacerotorso.png 3,500 Bells
Megacero tail NH-Furniture-megacerotail.png 3,000 Bells
Megaloceros
Left megalo side NH-Furniture-leftmegaloside.png 4,000 Bells
Right megalo side NH-Furniture-rightmegaloside.png 5,500 Bells
Ophthalmosaurus
Ophthalmo skull NH-Furniture-ophthalmoskull.png 2,500 Bells
Ophthalmo torso NH-Furniture-ophthalmotorso.png 2,000 Bells
Pachycephalosaurus
Pachy skull NH-Furniture-pachysaurusskull.png 4,000 Bells
Pachy tail NH-Furniture-pachysaurustail.png 3,500 Bells
Parasaurolophus
Parasaur skull NH-Furniture-parasaurskull.png 3,500 Bells
Parasaur torso NH-Furniture-parasaurtorso.png 3,000 Bells
Parasaur tail NH-Furniture-parasaurtail.png 2,500 Bells
Plesiosaurus
Plesio skull NH-Furniture-plesioskull.png 4,000 Bells
Plesio tail NH-Furniture-plesioneck.png 4,500 Bells
Plesio torso NH-Furniture-plesiotorso.png 4,500 Bells
Pteranodon
Right ptera wing NH-Furniture-rightpterawing.png 4,500 Bells
Ptera body NH-Furniture-pterabody.png 4,000 Bells
Left ptera wing NH-Furniture-leftpterawing.png 4,500 Bells
Quetzalcoatlus
Right quetzal wing NH-Furniture-rightquetzalwing.png 5,000 Bells
Quetzal torso NH-Furniture-quetzaltorso.png 4,500 Bells
Left quetzal wing NH-Furniture-leftquetzalwing.png 5,000 Bells
Sabertooth tiger
Sabertooth skull NH-Furniture-sabertoothskull.png 2,500 Bells
Sabertooth tail NH-Furniture-sabertoothtail.png 2,000 Bells
Spinosaurus
Spino skull NH-Furniture-spinoskull.png 4,000 Bells
Spino torso NH-Furniture-spinotorso.png 5,000 Bells
Spino tail NH-Furniture-spinotail.png 2,500 Bells
Stegosaurus
Stego skull NH-Furniture-stegoskull.png 5,000 Bells
Stego torso NH-Furniture-stegotorso.png 4,500 Bells
Stego tail NH-Furniture-stegotail.png 4,000 Bells
Triceratops
Tricera skull NH-Furniture-triceraskull.png 5,500 Bells
Tricera torso NH-Furniture-triceratorso.png 5,000 Bells
Tricera tail NH-Furniture-triceratail.png 4,500 Bells
Tyrannosaurus rex
T. rex skull NH-Furniture-trexskull.png 6,000 Bells
T. rex torso NH-Furniture-trextorso.png 5,500 Bells
T. rex tail NH-Furniture-trextail.png 5,000 Bells


Trivia


Fossils
Animal.png Animal Crossing Wild World Logo.png Animal Crossing- City Folk (logo).png Animal Crossing New Leaf logo.png Animal Crossing New Horizons logo.png
Multi-part fossils
AnkylosaurusApatosaurusArchelonBrachiosaurusDeinonychusDimetrodonDiplodocusIchthyosaurIguanodonMammothMegaceropsMegalocerosOphthalmosaurusPachycephalosaurusParasaurPlesiosaurPteranodonQuetzalcoatlusSabertooth tigerSeismosaurSpinosaurusStegosaurStyracosaurusTriceratopsTyrannosaurus rexVelociraptor
Stand-alone fossils
AcanthostegaAmberAmmoniteAnomalocarisArchaeopteryxAustralopithecusCoproliteDinosaur eggDinosaur trackDunkleosteusEusthenopteronFern fossilJuramaiaMyllokunmingiaPeking manShark toothShark-tooth patternTrilobite
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