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    GIANT DINOSAUR PUBIS BONE
    Camarosaurus supremis
    Jurassic, Tithonian stage
    Bone Cabin Quarry, Morrison Formation, Wyoming

    This massive Camarosaur pubis really exemplifies how big these herbivorous sauropods grew - up to 60 feet in length and weighing in at almost 20 tons. The Camarosaur was a quadruped, and despite the size and heft of this pelvis section, it presumed from the arrangement and design of the vertebrae that it was unable to support itself on its hind legs along. This specimen exhibits excellent preservation, with superb bone quality and almost no restoration, and measures 34 inches in length, mounted on a metal display stand. Even by its own superlative standards, the renowned Morrison formation, part of the Dinosaur National Monument, rarely produces bones of this quality.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2008
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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