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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

This forum is devoted to illuminating the pitfalls to be avoided when considering the purchase of fossils. 

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  1. Fossil Fakes and Their Recognition

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  2. Fossil Dinosaur Teeth Questions

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  3. Fake Fossil Skulls

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  4. Hadrosaur Egg

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  5. Tyrannosaurus rex tooth

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  7. Examples of Commonly Faked Dino Eggs

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  8. Hadrosaur Egg eBay Scam?

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  9. Real Scorpion fossil?

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  10. The Curse of the Moroccan Fossils

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  11. Dinosaur Material for Sale

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  12. Fossil Monster Skull ID !

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  13. Trilobite Replicas

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  14. Fake Keichousaurus?

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  15. Is this a real Woolly Mammoth Tooth?

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  16. Add Mexican Fossils to Your AVOID List...

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  17. Avoid Large Moroccan Dino Claws For Now

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  18. Fake Sinohydrosaurus?

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  19. Mosasaur jaw?

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