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“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Proximal end of Pliosaur Limb Bone

£88.00

• Geological Age: Jurassic period, 157 to 152 millions years old
• Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK
• Family: Pliosaur
• Species: Liopleurodon

A pliosaur limb bone fossil specimen, most likely belonging to the colossal marine reptile, liopleurodon which swam the Jurassic seas over 150 million years ago. Found in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, in Kimmeridgian clay beds, The fossil sample measures around 35 cm in length and 10 cm in diameter, weighing 2550 grams, an excellent sample for serious collectors or those interested in unusual and head turning items in their homes or offices.

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Description

Large Pliosaur limb bone fossil specimen, the end of which was found in the Kimmeridgian clay beds in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK. Pliosaurs were large carnivorous marine reptiles hunted the seas and lived predominantly in the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, this particular samples is most likely from a liopleurodon, one of the more well known species. Pliosaurs in general are easily identifiable by many, as they appear like crocodiles with flippers. This particular specimen is of the proximal end of a fore limb (front arms) and has a rough exterior with no additional work done to it. Over all, the piece measures 19 cm in length and approximately 9 cm in diameter at its middle point, tapering outward to varying degrees at both end and has a rusty brown colouration. An excellent specimen, especially for educational use or for serious collections, it will come supplied with a small information card.

Additional information

Weight 2550 g

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