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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

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  1. Nervous auction Fish Fossil Asialepidotus

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  2. Original keichousaurus ?

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  3. T-Rex Bone Fragment

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  4. What do YOU think?

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  5. Pterosaur Rib Bone?

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  6. Pulled the pin on a Keichousaurus

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  7. jade ammonite

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  8. Elrathria kingii-fake?

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  9. Coelurus tooth?

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  10. Pterosaur bones?

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  11. Real tooth?

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  12. Is this authentic? Ammolite Korite

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  13. What do you think about this Keichousaurus?

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  14. Mosasaur Jaw Fossil?

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  15. Reptilian fossil - Real or fake?

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  16. Nothosaurus partial skeleton ?

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  17. Legit keichousaurus fossil?

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  18. is this a real Claudiosaurus

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  19. Hyphalosaurus Fossil?

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  20. Real or is a Frankentooth?

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  21. Real Triceratops nasal horn?

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  22. big Lot with Moroccan fossils

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  23. Large Spinosaur tooth

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