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Pachycephalosaur skull - Stygimoloch Spinifer 

 Hell Creek Formation, Montana.  Late Cretaceous Period: 70 mya.  Skull measures 25" long, 10" wide, 10" high.  Largest one of only two skulls in existence.


Pachycephalosaur dorsal vertebra

Hell Creek Formation, South Dakota.  Late Cretaceous Period: 72- 65 mya.  Post-cranial remains from Pachycephalosaur are extremely rare.  2.75" tall x 3.5" wide.


Pachycephalosaur foot claw 

 Hell Creek Formation, Montana.  Late Cretaceous Period:  72 - 65 mya.  Length- 2.65"





Dire Wolf skull - Canis dirus

Rancho La Brea Formation, Southern California.  Pleistocene Epoch: 1.8 mya to 10,000 years. Skull measures 11" long, 5.5 " wide, 6" high.  Ex George Lee collection.



Sabertooth Cat skull - Machairodus giganteus

Gansu Province, China.  Middle Miocene to Pliocene Epoch: 13- 2 mya.  Skull measures 15 " long, 7.5" wide, 13" high.



Bear Dog skull - Agriotherium sp.

Hezheng Hipparion Beds, Gansu Province, China.  Early Miocene Epoch: 20-18 mya.  Skull measures 20" long, 12" wide, 15" high.  Only complete skull known to exist.  Agriotherium is from the family Hemicyonidae.  Hemicyonids were neither bears nor dogs but shared characteristics of both.  They were fast, very active hunters that ran on their toes like dogs.  This mode of stride is known as digitigrade- an animal that stands or walks on its toes.  Agriotherium may have been the largest terrestrial carnivore to have ever existed, measuring more that 10 feet in length and weighing over 2000 pounds.  This mammal was the apex predator of its time and had no equal.


Woolly Rhinoceros - Coelodonta antiquitatus. 

North Sea, Holland.  Pleistocene Epoch: 1.8 mya. to 10,000 years.  Skull measures  32" long, 12" wide, 18" tall.




Carcharodontosaurus tooth - Chacharadontosaurus saharicus

Taouz region of the Sahara desert, Kem Kem Basin,  Morocco.  Late Cretaceous Period:  96 - 66 mya.  Length- 4.75"

Serrations are still present on this rare ivory colored tooth.


Mosasaurus tooth -  Mosasaurus beaugei

Phosphate deposits, Khouribga, Morocco.  Late Cretaceous Period: 73 - 65 mya.  Length- 2.75"





Deltadromeus tooth - Deltadromeus agilis

Tegana Formation, Kem Kem, Morocco.  Cretaceous Period: 99 93 mya.  Length- 2.75"


Columbian Mammoth molar - Mammuthus columbi

Undisclosed spring, Central Florida.  Middle to late Pleistocene Epoch: 700,000- 11,000 years ago.  This is a complete molar from an infant Columbian Mammoth.  Length- .9"

Note well defined cusps present on chewing surface of tooth.


Tyrannosaurus  tooth - Tyrannosaurus rex

Hell creek Formation, Montana.  Late cretaceous Period: 68 - 65 mya.  Length- 3"


Serrations still present on tooth.


Nanotyrannus tooth - Nanotyrannus lancensis

Hell Creek formation, South dakota.  Late Cretaceous Period: 68 - 65 mya.  Length- 1.75"  Unusual blonde color.



Nanotyrannus tooth - Nanotyrannus lancensis

Hell Creek Formation, Montana.  Late Cretaceous Period: 68 -65 mya.  Length- 2.75" 

Note feading wear groove on tooth.


Odontocete whale tooth

Pungo River Formation, Lee creek, Aurora, North Carolina.  Lower Miocene Epoch: 23 mya.  Length- 4.1"

Note complete pointed tip.


Juvenile Woolly Rhino tooth -  Coelodonta antiquitatis

Undisclosed cave, Ardennes Forest, Belgium.  Late Pleistocene Epoch: 150,000 years ago.  Length- 1.8"

View of undeveloped root, indicative of juvenile teeth.




Megalodon tooth - Carcharocles megalodon

St Mary's River, Georgia.   Pliocene Epoch: 5.3 -1.8 mya.   6.6" long x 5" wide.  Unrepaired teeth this size are very rare.  Front view of tooth.

  It is a common misconception that the front of Megalodon teeth are usually displayed, this is actually the opposite case, this is the rear view of the tooth.


Sinosaurus tooth - Spinosaurus aegyptiacus

Tegana formation, Kem Kem, Morocco.  Late Cretaceous Period: 96 - 66 mya.  Length 3.75"



Baby Mastadon Tusk - Mammut americanum

Suwannee River, Florida.  Pleistocene Epoch: 1.8 mya - 10, 000 years ago.  Length- 1.25"  Only baby Mastodons posessed lower tusks.  These tusks were permanently shed once the animal reached adulthood.






Segnosaur egg nest

Complete nest of 13 eggs.  Mongolia/ China border.  Cretaceous Period: 144  - 65 mya.  Nest measures 14" x 13 ", eggs average 3" across.


Raptor egg nest

Complete nest of 22 eggs.  mongolia/ China border.  Upper cretaceous Period: 65 mya.  Nest measures 22" x 23", eggs average 6" long.

Closeup detail of shell texture.


Sauropod egg nest 

Xixia Basin, Henan Prov., China.  Late Cretaceous Period: 84 - 71 mya.  35" long x 19" wide,  eggs average 5.5 across.  Complete nest of 14 eggs.

Closeup of shell detail.



Dinosaur Claws


Deinonychus antirrhopus - primary killing claw.  

Cloverly Formation, Montana.  Early Creatceous Period: 112 mya.  Length- 5.5".  Remains of less than 10 Deinonychus individuals are known to science.


Tyrannosaurus bataar - foot claw.  

Nemegt Formation, Central Asia.  Late Cretaceous Period: 70-65 mya.  Length- 6.5"


Tyrannosaurus rex - manus(hand)claw

 Hell Creek Formation, South Dakota.  Late Cretaceous Period: 68-65 mya.  Length- 4.5"


Struthiomimus altus - slashing hand claw

Hell Creek Formation, Montana.  Late Cretaceous Period: 70-65 mya.  Length-  3.75"


Allosaurus fragilis - hand claw

 Morrison Formation, Buckshot Quarry, Moffat Co. Colorado.  Late Jurassic Period: 156-144 mya.  Length- 6.5"


Tyrannosaurus Bataar - Complete leg. 

This giant tyrannosaurid roamed the plains of Central Asia at the end of the Cretaceous Period: 70- 65 mya.  This specimen stands nearly 7 feet tall.



Fossil bird - Confuciusornis sanctus.

Heitizigou, Shangyuan, Beipiao City, Liaoning prov., china.  Late Jurassic Period: 206 - 144 mya.  10.5" tall, 7.5" wide.




Deltadromeus Metatarsal - deltadromeues agilis

Tegana Formation, Northern Sahara desert, Morocco.  Cretaceous Period; 99 - 93 mya.  11.4 " long.  The color is completely natural, resulting from the dark red sediment of the region that it was found.




Dinosaur skin - Hadrosaur.

Hell Creek Formation, Dawson County, Montana.  Late Cretaceous Period: 96 - 66 mya.  5.5"  tall, 5.25" wide.


Reverse side of fossil. 

Closeup of rib bone ( outlined in blue) laying on top of skin ( green arrows).


Fossil Crab - Cancer sismondai

Terra d' Otranto, Italy.  Pliocene Epoch: 5.3 - 1.8 mya.  4" tall, 4.5" wide.


Asaphus Trilobite

 Anti-Atlas Mountain Range, South Morocco.  Ordovician Period: 490 - 443 mya.  15.5" long, 7.3" wide.  Scientifically undescribed species from the Asaphidae family.  The presence of a long tail is what makes this trilobite so rare.  This is one of the rarest trilobite species in existence.



Fossil Vampyromorph Squid -  plesioteuthis prisca

Solnhofen Lithographic Limestone Formation, Eichstatt,  Jurassic Period: 150 mya.  Length  of squid is 9.75"