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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

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  1. Segnosaurus egg real?

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  2. Mosasaur tooth with root- what do you think?

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  3. bad and good copies

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  4. Carcharodontosaurus tooth

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  5. Another Keichousaurus thread? Why not?!

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  6. Mosasaur Jaw Section

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  7. Spinosaurus Teeth - Real Or Fakes?

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  8. Ceratarges sp. and Phacops

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  9. Went to Morocco

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  10. Is this phacops rana trilobite fake?

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  11. Mosasaur jaw Morocco

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  12. Buying a Sauropod Foot Claw?

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  13. Analyzing a Kem Kem Vertebra

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  14. A gorgeous tooth, but.......

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  15. Unsure, courios and looking for info

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  16. Spinosaur Tooth W/ Possible Restoration

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  17. Is this Amber?

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  18. Opalized Ammonite - Real or Fake, help!

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  19. Mosasaur

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  20. Is this dino footprint real??

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  21. Halisaurus Jaw

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