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    MASSIVE DINOSAUR VERTEBRA
    Triceratops horridus
    Cretaceous, Maastrichtian
    Hell Creek Formation, South Dakota

    Undoubtedly one of the most well-known and popular dinosaurs, the Triceratops was a herbivore that roamed in herds across North America in the final phase of the dinosaurs' existence, just prior to the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event 65 million years ago. This cervical vertebra is a massive specimen, indicating a creature of close to their estimated maximum size of 30 feet in length. Comprising spinal and two transverse processes (one reconstructed), neural arch and large round centrum it bears a warm woody coloring and measures 23 ΒΌ inches long, standing 21 3/8 inches high on a custom metal display stand.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    6th Sunday
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