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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

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  1. Dinosaur footprint?

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  2. Are these Claudiosaurus' real?

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  3. What is that??

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  4. Nervous auction Fish Fossil Asialepidotus

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  5. Original keichousaurus ?

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  6. T-Rex Bone Fragment

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  7. What do YOU think?

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  8. Pterosaur Rib Bone?

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  9. jade ammonite

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  10. Elrathria kingii-fake?

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  11. Coelurus tooth?

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  12. Pterosaur bones?

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  13. Real tooth?

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  14. Is this authentic? Ammolite Korite

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  15. What do you think about this Keichousaurus?

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  16. Mosasaur Jaw Fossil?

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  17. Reptilian fossil - Real or fake?

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  18. Nothosaurus partial skeleton ?

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  19. Legit keichousaurus fossil?

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  20. is this a real Claudiosaurus

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  21. Hyphalosaurus Fossil?

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  22. Real or is a Frankentooth?

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