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Mystery Moroccan Dino Bone -- please help
rkfrace posted a topic in Fossil IDHello all. I picked up a mystery specimen. It's from the Kem Kem (Tegana Formation), ostensibly. It weighs 1.5 pounds. The skull has hollow cavitiies (air sacs?) inside, but I can't tell if they're air sacs; for arteries, or for nerves. They're definitely not mere 'holes'. I spent hours cleaning out pebbles and tiny/flat river-worn rocks and red matrix that filled almost every one of the holes that you see, so almost all of the holes were open pathways when the creature was alive. It was sold as Carcharadontosaur, but with an emphasis that it's not known what bone it is. The bone is so
Authentic Kem Kem Fossils? Composites?
eurichhhh posted a topic in Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil FabricationsHello! I'm a new member and I was hoping I could get some second opinions on some Kem Kem fossils I'm thinking about purchasing. I've only collected American species, and have been recently interested in bones out of the Kem Kem beds. I've stayed away thus far because of the stories of composite fossils and Frankenstein pieces, but I've come across a couple that I thought were interesting and fairly priced. Was hoping I could get some other thoughts before moving on any of them (wanna make sure they aren't composites or areas of fill look weird). I've attached pictures of three specimens I'm l
Kem kem id part iv
Haravex posted a topic in Fossil IDThe first one is somthing I cant assign to a family, the closest is this example of therizinosaurid