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- SOLD Beautiful Small Theropod Digit Dinosaur Fossil Hell Creek Raptor Anzu Struthi
SOLD Beautiful Small Theropod Digit Dinosaur Fossil Hell Creek Raptor Anzu Struthi
This listing is for a beautifully preserved small theropod dinosaur tooth from the Hell Creek Formation found in Powder River County, MT. It was an underground find while digging at a channel deposit.
This fossil is an exceptional example of either a Dromaeosaur (Raptor) tooth from the Late Cretaceous of the USA. It looks like Acheroraptor but there are no serrations visible on one side of the tooth.
The claw measures 1/2" in length, comes with its own gem display case as well as COA upon request of the buyer. There is absolutely no restoration or repairs to this fossil!
The Hell Creek Formation dates back to the Late Cretaceous approximately 66-68 million years in age. It represent the coastline of an ancient sea that spanned across the middle of North American during much of the Mesozoic Era. That is why dinosaur remains are so common in the American West, those areas were the ancient floodplains of a seaway that no longer exists. Dinosaur like the famous Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops and Pachycephalosaurus were part of this amazing ecosystem. Other dinosaur such as Edmontosaurus, Thescelosaurus, Struthiomimus and Oviraptorids existed here as well. And of course there were the Dromaeosaurs "Raptors) that inhabited this area and preyed upon these species such as Acheropraptor and Dakotaraptor.