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SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of U.S. state fossils; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state mottos; John; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state reptiles; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state shells; Wikipedia...
State fossil > Age
Cretaceous–
Miocene
State fossil > Binomial nomenclature undetermined
State fossil > Common name
shark tooth
State mottos > Motto
Wisdom, justice, and moderation
State Name Georgia
State reptile
Gopher tortoise
State reptile > Binomial nomenclature Gopherus polyphemus
State reptile > Year adopted 1,989
State shells > Shell Knobbed Whelk
State shells > Year designated 1,987
State soil
Tifton
State tree
Live oak
State tree > Binomial Nomenclature Quercus virginiana
Symbols > State animal Right Whale
Symbols > State bird
Brown Thrasher (State bird); Bobwhite Quail (State game bird)
Symbols > State motto
Wisdom, justice, and moderation; and Agriculture and Commerce
U.S. state insects > Binomial name Apis mellifera
U.S. state insects > State insect
European honey bee
U.S. state minerals, rocks, stones and gemstones > State Geological Symbols > Mineral Staurolite
U.S. state minerals, rocks, stones and gemstones > State Geological Symbols > Rock Quartz

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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: GA
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