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Some armoured slab?
stricklandhighland posted a topic in Fossil IDI cant exactly identify but is this the armoured plating of a sauropod?
I believe this is an Osteoderm
stricklandhighland posted a topic in Fossil IDI keep finding these along with several other very sections of some specific armoured sauropod in my back yard. Springtown Tx Puluxy..Twin Mountains
Placoderm or Onychodontid?
dinosaur man posted a topic in Fossil IDI recently discovered this in the Devonian Onondaga Formation of Ontario and am thinking it’s either a Placoderm or a Onychodontid based off the armour like texture which does not match any coral in the formation, their is also the presence of odd spine like structures. Any idea if it is one of these species?
Fossil fish armour?
Bradley Flynn posted a topic in Fossil IDI photographed this fossil this morning, not sure what it could be. It seems fishy. though. Witteberg group Witpoort formation Late Devonian I did measure the specimen at 20mm x 20mm
dinosaur man posted a topic in Fossil IDHi is there any possible way this could be pieces of Placoderm armour or bones? There very different from what I usually find in the area and seem to be vertebrate in origin if it’s not geologic.
Horns, Frills, Clubs And Spikes - Show Or Defense?
Tyrannoraptor posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionHerbivore dinosaurs are every bit as interesting as the big, scary monsters that were preying on them. While herbivores may have been the more peaceful kind, their variety is what makes them so fascinating - Stegosaurs with large plates on their backs and spiked tails, Ceratopsians with their horns and bony frills, or Ankylosaurs with their impressive armour. It must have all been for defense, right? Perhaps not. Many scientists now believe that those structures (well, aside from Ankylosaur's thick armour perhaps) have been used primarily as means of display or intimidation. for example, Tric