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Animal Crossing: New Horizons fossil list and guide

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All the fossils listed in one place for an easy checklist

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An Animal Crossing character cheers while surrounded by a ton of dinosaur fossils Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon

To complete Animal Crossing: New HorizonsMuseum on Switch, you’ll need to donate one of each fossil piece.

Four fossils can be dug up each day per island. After handing them to Blathers for him to assess, he’ll tell you what they are and whether they need to be donated. From there, you can either decide to sell your fossils, donate them, or keep them for yourself.

If you’re missing a fossil, consider starting a trade group with your friends. Share what fossils you’re missing, and hopefully you can share the duplicates you get with each other to complete the Museum quicker.

Below, we’ve put together of all the fossils we know of, based on our own findings.

Acanthostega

This fossil only has one piece.

Amber

This fossil only has one piece.

Ammonite

This fossil only has one piece.

Ankylosaurus
  • Ankylo Skull
  • Ankylo Torso
  • Ankylo Tail
Anomalocaris

This fossil only has one piece.

Archaeopteryx

This fossil only has one piece.

Archelon
  • Archelon Skull
  • Archelon Tail
Australopith

This fossil only has one piece.

Brachiosaurus
  • Branchio Skull
  • Brachio Chest
  • Brachio Pelvis
  • Brachio Tail
Coprolite

This fossil only has one piece.

Deinonychus
  • Deinony Torso
  • Deinony Tail
Dimetrodon
  • Dimetrodon Skull
  • Dimetrodon Torso
Dinosaur Track

This fossil only has one piece.

Diplodocus
  • Diplo Skull
  • Diplo Neck
  • Diplo Chest
  • Diplo Pelvis
  • Diplo Tail
  • Diplo Tail Tip
Dunkleosteus

This fossil only has one piece.

Eusthenopteron

This fossil only has one piece.

Iguanodon
  • Iguanodon Skull
  • Iguanodon Torso
  • Iguanodon Tail
Juramaia

This fossil only has one piece.

Mammoth
  • Mammoth Skull
  • Mammoth Torso
Megacerops
  • Megacero Skull
  • Megacero Torso
  • Megacero Tail
Megaloceros
  • Megalo Left Side
  • Megalo Right Side
Myllokunmingia

This fossil only has one piece.

Ophthalmosaurus
  • Ophthalmo Skull
  • Ophthalmo Torso
Pachycephalosaurus
  • Pachy Skull
  • Pachy Tail
Parasaurolophus
  • Parasaur Skull
  • Parasaur Torso
  • Parasaur Tail
Plesiosaurus
  • Plesio Skull
  • Plesio Neck
  • Plesio Body
Pteranodon
  • Ptera Body
  • Left Ptera Wing
  • Right Ptera Wing
Quetzalcoatlus
  • Quetzal Torso
  • Left Quetzal Wing
  • Right Quetzal Wing
Sabertooth Tiger
  • Sabertooth Skull
  • Sabertooth Tail
Shark-tooth Pattern

This fossil only has one piece.

Spinosaurus
  • Spino Skull
  • Spino Torso
  • Spino Tail
Stegosaurus
  • Stego Skull
  • Stego Torso
  • Stego Tail
Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • T. Rex Skull
  • T. Rex Torso
  • T. Rex Tail
Triceratops
  • Tricera Skull
  • Tricera Torso
  • Tricera Tail
Trilobite

This fossil only has one piece.


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