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HADROSAUR FOSSILS 

Hadrosaur

"Big Lizard"

CRETACEOUS PERIOD:  110 - 65 million years ago

Hadrosaurs were the most common, varied, and well-adapted ornithopod (bird-hipped) dinosaurs.  The group probably evolved in central Asia and by the Late Cretaceous Period, had spread all over the lands of the northern hemisphere, migrating across a land bridge that existed at that time connecting Asia to North America.  From there, the group moved eastward again to Europe.  Remains of a certain type have even been found in southern Argentina, believed to be from a migration from North America across a volcanic island chain that once existed.  Hadrosaurs were the first dinosaur family to be described in North America. 

The outward appearance of hadrosaurs varied widely amongst the different species but structurally, they were all the same.  The most obvious common feature was the elongated face ending in a broad, flattened snout.  The toothless beak of the hadrosaur looked quite similar to the bill of a duck, hence the common nickname of these dinosaurs, "duck-billed dinosaur".

Hadrosaurs were herbivores (plant-eaters) and only had teeth in the cheek area, not the front of the mouth.  The many rows of teeth were perfect for effectively grinding up rough vegetation for easy digestion.  

This unique group of dinosaurs grew in sizes over 40 feet and probably weighed over 5 tons!  In-depth studies of a variety of duckbill remains indicate that these were strictly land-based dinosaurs that walked predominantly on all fours but had the ability to stand on their hind legs.  In 1999, a remarkable discovery was made from the Hell Creek Formation where a mummified hadrosaur was discovered with skin, ligaments, tendons and what appear to be some internal organs.  CT scanning of the specimen and further research will help scientists to further understand this and even other, dinosaurs.

Hadrosaur remains have been found in China, North America, South America (Argentina) and Europe.

Misspellings: hadrasaur, hadrasore, hadrysaur, hardosaur.


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ULTRA RARE ANATOTITAN HADROSAUR ARTICULATED VERTEBRAL COLUMN MOUNTED 'AS FOUND' WITH ALL ORIGINAL BONES FROM SINGLE DINOSAUR  - Hell Creek Formation - Montana, U.S.A.

61.5" x 37.5" overall, bones are 40" long overall

$24500     DB7-013     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

SUPERB EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR CAUDAL VERTEBRA WITH COMPLETE NEURAL CANAL AND PARTIAL DORSAL PROCESS - Hell Creek Formation - South Dakota, U.S.A.

4" high x 3" across overall

$695     DB7-023     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

SET OF 3 EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR VERTEBRAE OF SUPERB PRESERVATION - Hell Creek Formation - South Dakota, U.S.A.

2", 1.6", 1.4" high overall

$395     DB7-022     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOE BONE PHALANGE - Hell Creek Formation - South Dakota, U.S.A.

3.8" across overall

$185     DB7-021     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

JUVENILE HADROSAUR FOOT CLAW - Hell Creek Formation - Montana, U.S.A.

1.7" long

$595     DC20-002     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

 

EXTREMELY RARE BABY HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH WITH FULL UNWORN CROWN AND COMPLETE LONG ROOT - Hell Creek Formation - South Dakota, U.S.A.

1.6" long

$475     DT7-026     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

BABY HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH WITH RARE PARTIAL ROOT AND SLIGHTLY WORN CROWN - Hell Creek Formation - South Dakota, U.S.A.

.75" long

$185     DT7-023     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

 

FINEST COLOR INTACT EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH WITH AMAZING ENAMEL HUES - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

1" long

$295     DT7-013     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

FINEST GRADE INTACT EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH WITH FULL UNWORN CROWN - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

.8" long

$245     DT7-020     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

FINEST GRADE INTACT EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH WITH FULL UNWORN CROWN - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

.7" long

$245     DT7-017     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

INTACT HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH WITH COMPLETE CROWN - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

1.1" long

$195     DT7-016     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

INTACT HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

1.1" long

$165     DT7-014     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

INTACT CHOICE GRADE EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

.85" long

$175     DT7-009     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

INTACT HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

.85" long

$165     DT7-012     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

INTACT COMPLETE EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

1" long

$175     DT7-010     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

INTACT  EDMONTOSAURUS HADROSAUR DINOSAUR TOOTH - Lance Formation - Lance Creek, Wyoming, U.S.A.

.85" long

$145     DT7-011     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

 

 

SET OF THREE INTACT HIGH GRADE HADROSAUR TEETH - Hell Creek Formation - South Dakota, U.S.A.

Each tooth between .35" - .25" in length

$125 For three teeth     DT8     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX

 

 

HADROSAUR "DUCK-BILLED" DINOSAUR TOOTH - Hell Creek Formation - South Dakota, U.S.A.

Teeth will vary between .7" and .3" in length

$75     DT7-1     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX

 

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