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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

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  1. Genuine Keichousaurus?

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  2. Real Mosasaur Jaw?

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  3. Scapula and Sternum of Pterosaur?

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  4. Dinosaur bone

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  5. New bone humerus Pterosaur?

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  6. Muschelkalk tooth

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  7. T rex Teeth?

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  8. Is this dual triobite fossil composite?

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  9. Pulled the pin on a Keichousaurus

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  10. REAL? 3 Mosasaur Roots on Matrix

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  11. Is it a real Keichousaurus?

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  12. Hybodus shark head?

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  13. Spinosaurus femur

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  14. Frankentooth or are these teeth real?

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  15. Dinosaur tooth Thailand

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  16. Megalodon Tooth - real?

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  17. Raptor leg bone

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  18. Real Morocco Trilobites or not?

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  19. Pterosaur? Bone From Kem Kem

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  20. hadrosaur eggs real?

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  21. Chirostenotes Dinosaur Rib

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