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DT10-102 - EUOPLOCEPHALUS ARMORED DINOSAUR TOOTH

$165.00
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DT10-102 - EUOPLOCEPHALUS ARMORED DINOSAUR TOOTH

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ID
Euoplocephalus sp.
FOUND
Judith River Formation - Montana, USA
AGE
LATE CRETACEOUS:  80 - 75 million years ago
SIZE
.25" high
CONDITION
NO REPAIR OR RESTORATION
INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX   Actual Item - One Only
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This is a complete and intact dinosaur tooth of the large armored ankylosaurid dinosaur Euoplocephalus found in the Judith River Formation of Montana, U.S.A..  It is in original condition with a naturally lustrous mix of brown and black tones.  Crown shows feeding slight wear and part of the root is still attached.  An important specimen if collecting the lineage of armored dinosaurs as Euoplocephalus was one of the largest of the ANKYLOSAURIDS.  Not usually offered for sale as much as many other dinosaur teeth and fossils.  This specimen has NO REPAIR AND NO RESTORATION.

Euoplocephalus was about 20 feet in length and weighed as much as 2 tons.  Euoplocephalus was an ankylosaurid and had the classic tail club that this genera of dinosaurs is so popularly known for.  This armored dinosaur was low and robust in build with a flat, thick triangular skull with large horns projecting out to the rear.  Its body was covered in flexible bands of armor with even its eyelids armored in this manner!  It body also featured short spiked dermal scutes and an array of spines down its back.  The tail was large and muscular, strengthened with heavy tendons and terminating to a large bony club that could have been swung for defense against predators.  The small teeth indicate it fed on fleshy, soft vegetation.

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