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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

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  1. Fossil Fakes and Their Recognition

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  2. What do YOU think?

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  3. Pulled the pin on a Keichousaurus

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  4. jade ammonite

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  5. Elrathria kingii-fake?

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  6. Coelurus tooth?

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  7. Pterosaur bones?

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  8. Real tooth?

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  9. Is this authentic? Ammolite Korite

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  10. What do you think about this Keichousaurus?

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  11. Mosasaur Jaw Fossil?

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  12. Reptilian fossil - Real or fake?

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  13. Nothosaurus partial skeleton ?

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  14. Legit keichousaurus fossil?

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  15. is this a real Claudiosaurus

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  16. Nervous auction Fish Fossil Asialepidotus

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  17. Hyphalosaurus Fossil?

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  18. Real or is a Frankentooth?

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  19. Real Triceratops nasal horn?

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  20. big Lot with Moroccan fossils

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