SMYRNA, Tenn. (February 25, 2013)—Betty LeMaster has discovered that the rock she used as a doorstop for 15 years is not just any old rock, but instead a 450-million-year-old fossil.
LeMaster found the 10-pound rock when she was cleaning up her property.
Later she became curious about it while watching a TV program called "America Unearthed."
Alan Brown of Middle Tennessee State University said LeMaster's doorstop is a piece of fossilized coral that’s a lot older than a dinosaur bone.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.