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Dinosaurs

TRIASSIC to LATE CRETACEOUS PERIOD:  230 million - 65 million years ago

First emerging in the Triassic Period 230 million years ago, dinosaurs went on to rule the Earth for 135 million years by the time the Jurassic Period arrived, until their demise at the end of the Cretaceous Period.  They were an extremely diverse group of vertebrates that gave rise to enormous size beasts.  Their success allowed them to thrive throughout our planet and today, we can find their fossil remains on every continent.  Recent scientific discoveries have shed new light and understanding of dinosaurs.  Theories such a being warm-blooded instead of cold-blooded, and having feathers with an ancestral link to modern birds, has offered us a new perspective of these amazing extinct creatures.

Collecting dinosaur fossils has been a favorite past-time for many decades but the Jurassic Park films of recent time are what brought dinosaurs and dinosaur fossils instantly into the spotlight of mainstream collectors.  Since that time, everyone seems to want an actual, authentic fossil. 

Nothing fascinates us more than the oddity of monsters and the real-life monsters of prehistory have always captured our attention and held it firmly in their jaws.  One of the most baffling and mysterious of all Earth's inhabitants is that of the dinosaurs.  

Dinosaurs are all that we fear and truly a story that never ends as we learn more about them through the advances of modern science.  It seems the more we learn, the more incredible reality becomes, unfolding before us with each new discovery.  Yet, despite the dinosaur fossils we have discovered and the technology we possess with which to analyze these fossils, basic arguments persist regarding the cause of their extinction and other fundamental topics such as if dinosaurs were warm-blooded or cold-blooded.  Will we ever know if dinosaurs were as intelligent as the Jurassic Park movies depict them as?

It is a true opportunity to be able to own actual dinosaur fossils.  We are one of the internet's largest premier sources of the finest quality dinosaur teeth, claws, bones and other remains.  We personally hand select all specimens coming direct from source countries and in many cases, actually collect out in the field.  All specimens are collected and acquired legally on private land and always with the landowners' permission.  

Of equal importance, we have the knowledge and experience to properly identify every specimen we sell and guarantee an accurate identification as well as provide full disclosure regarding repair and restoration.  No other paleontological supplier offers as much information nor the quality of images that we provide.  All this so that you may make an informed decision based on all the facts.  Every fossil we sell is UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED FOREVER to be GENUINE, LEGAL and PROPERLY IDENTIFIED.

All of us will probably look back in our lifetime and reminisce about the moments we could find and reasonably afford, not to mention just be allowed to purchase dinosaur fossils.  Right now as we speak, gemstones, rare minerals and precious metals are being formed by the earth's const geologic processes.  Even as rare and expensive as they are, the earth never ceases creating new deposits of these valuable and highly sought after resources.  On the contrary, dinosaurs are DONE.  There will NEVER be anymore.  Once a formation or deposit has been exhausted, once a layer in the geologic timeline is penetrated, those fossils cannot be found elsewhere and they never will form again, unlike, rubies, diamonds, gold or emeralds.

All fine quality dinosaur (and other) fossils are far more rare and fewer in number than any precious world commodity.  As the deposits and producing regions near depletion, prices will be run up to unattainable levels.  We personally believe we will live to see that day in our lifetime with respect to certain types, species and regions.  The rate that dinosaur fossils are now dug and sold far exceeds what most people realize.  Each year as more and more collectors demand piece of history, this demand increases EXPONENTIALLY.  No investment can have a brighter future than that of a fine quality dinosaur fossil or any other fine and rare fossil, for that matter!

The dinosaur specimens we offer are not limited to what is just shown on this site.  Our inventory includes items that are not yet listed and we always have several specimens in various states of completion in our preparation lab.

Misspellings:  Dinasaurs, Dinosores, Dinosars, Dinnosaurs, Denosaurs 

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