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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

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  1. Is there any paint on this fish?

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  2. Kem Kem Material For Sale

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  3. Eurypterid nervous auction. It's real?

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  4. Spinosaurus Vertebra Bone Dinosaur Fossil Cretaceous Kem Kem

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  5. Hibodus Shark in Kem Kem?

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  6. Lepidotes Fish in Kem Kem?

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  7. Is this platecarpus?

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  8. Dino bone ring

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  9. Ammonite or what?

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  10. Mammoth Tusk

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  11. Doubts with my Keichousaurus

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  12. Pregnant Keichousaurus?

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  13. Real Eurypterids?

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  14. Fossil equus skull or modern horse?

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  15. Moroccan Fish Fossil Triplomystus?

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  16. Bitten dinosaur egg? Or rock? :)

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  17. Fossil fruit. It's real?

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  18. Rough Looking Keichousaurus

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  19. Dinosaur tooth shenanigans

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  20. is this keichousarus genuine?

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  21. Dino Egg - Possible Deinonychus!

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