So, picture're out for a walk and minding your own business and whoops! You trip over what you think is a tree root, but really turns out to be a 12 million-year-old fossil.

According to the New York Times, this happened to a 9-year-old boy in New Mexico. How cool is this? Kids love dinosaurs and to find one would be super cool.

His brother thought it was a cow or something. His parents thought maybe a elephant, but upon further investigation it turns out it was a Stegomastodon.

Imagine what his "what I did over the summer" essay will be like? I used to get excited when I would find one of my old action figures in my back yard. Imagine finding a dinosaur fossil?