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Found 24 results

  1. I know that T. rex used to be considered the biggest meat eating theropod dinosaur until the discovery of Giganotosaurus, but Spinosaurus is now considered the biggest theropod of all time. Who first considered Spinosaurus to be larger than T. rex. Is it possible that the emergence of giant carcharodontosaurs and tyrannosaurs in North America and Asia prompted ankylosaurids to develop tail clubs to fend off those predators.
  2. Allosaurus sp.

    From the album My Collection

    Allosaurus sp. Morrison Formation Upper Jurassic Moffat County, Colorado Size: 6cm
  3. Allosaurus Tooth

    Morning all! Wanted to know if this looks like an Allosaurus tooth. Seller says it’s from Dana Quarry in Wyoming. Says it measures 5/8 at longest side.
  4. On Sunday I took a trip to the Natural History Museum in London. I queued up before it opened at 10am and even before then there was a long queue. I have not visited this museum since I was a child and spent an entire day there (10am to 4.30pm - a long time). I was surprised as it is a lot bigger than I remembered and there was so much to see. This place has the most wonderful things and is an incredible place to learn. The museum showcases a Baryonyx, Sophie the Stegosaurus (the world's most complete Stegosaurus) and more! The moving Trex and Deinonychus are also really realistic in the way they move. If you like your dinosaur teeth, the Megalosaurus and Daspletosaurus teeth are out of this world! There is something for everyone in this museum and I would highly recommend that you visit here if you have not already! A lot of the dinosaur specimens are casts taken from other museums but they are still cool to look at. I had taken the photos on my SLR and due to the size of the photos I had to reduce the quality of them to be able to post on the forum which is unfortunate but it's the only way otherwise the photos would take a really long time to load. There are more non-dinosaur related photos that I will be posting at some point later on but may take me some time to pick out. Enjoy the photos from this section of the museum! Blue Zone Dinosaurs (has a mix of some photos of crocs too)
  5. Thoughts on this Allosaurus claw

    Hi there, Let me know your thoughts on this allosaurus claw? I think it has a small bit of resto to it, thanks! Location: Morrison Formation, Bone Cabin Quarry, Wyoming
  6. Carnivorous theropod claw

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but this is definitely not the end of a digit from a large carnivorous theropod. The only potentials from the Morrison formation where it was found, would be different species of ceratasaurs, allosaurs, and torvosaurus, right? and they, along with most carnivorous theropods have claws at the end of every digit, including the little foot&heel stubbies, don't they? wouldnt this have to be from something without claws? Or at least no claw on this?
  7. Allosaurid

    From the album Dinosaurs and Reptiles

    Morrison fm, Moffat county, Colorado 1.6 cm tall
  8. Totally unintentional. I decided to buy this cushion-like material for safely displaying my allosaurus bone on its stand. Backfired on me because I found out that my fossil was sticking to this material. Most of it peeled off fine, but there is some residue left over. Could anyone please tell me the safest way to take the rest off? It’s not a matter of scratching it off, the stuff sticks very well.
  9. Ok, so I know these are kinda small, but hopefully it's good enough to tell. The tyrannosaur fossil was originally compacted, so keep that in mind if there's anything that would be attributed to that. Pic 1:unidentified tyrannosaur 2:stegosaurus 3&4:allosaurus (I know the allo metacarpal may be hard to destinguish, so I'm not expecting anything concrete on that one)
  10. Dinosaur bone? Allosaurus?

    This one I'm actually really worried about, cause I wasn't aware of trying to get something ID'd on here, and so took the seller at their word and bought it. It seemed a little weird, but Ive seen plenty of fossilized bones look weird and "off", so it didn't REALLY strike me as a red flag. after I got it though, the striped coloring looked even weirder in person, and the gravelly matrix on the bottom made it seem much thinner and more off. There was never any claim as to what bone it was, but it's supposed to be from an allosaurus from the Morrison formation. I couldn't fit all the pics in one post, so the rest are following.
  11. Hi All, I'm new to this forum and thought I'd send over images of my theropod teeth plus one extremely impressive sauropod from Madagascar. Hope you like them! Paul
  12. My Morrison formation collection

    Here is my Jurassic collection from the Morrison formation. This is a collection I really want to expand so if anyone has any fossils from the Morrison they'd be willing to trade definitely message me. the latest addition to my Morrison formation collection is the large partial Allosaurus vert my parents got me for Christmas. The fossil in the bottom right of the first pic is a chunk of bone, probably Camarasaurus. The fossil in the top right of the first pic is a chunk of bone, probably theropod. Pics 2,3,4= Partial Allosaurus fragilis vertebra, Hanksville Utah Pics 5,6= Allosaurus fragilis vertebra, Wyoming Pics 7,8,9= Allosaurus fragilis tooth, Hanksville Utah
  13. Allosaurus europaeus tooth

    From the album Dinosaur teeth

    Allosaurus europaeus Jurassic Lourinhã Formation Peniche, Portugal
  14. Allosaurus Illustration

    Hey everyone, Here is an illustration of an Allosaurus I just finished. I used ink on Bristol board. I plan on doing many more illustrations of other prehistoric animals similar to this and I'll be sure to post those on here too. My two passions are paleontology and art and I strive to learn as much as I can about both. If you want to see some of my other work in the meantime you can visit my website www.mikeosheaart.com. Thanks for looking! -Mike
  15. Allosaurus bone fragment?

    I purchased this bone fragment at a fossil show. It's from the Morrison formation of Utah. I suspect it's theropod, most likely Allosaurus because of its hollow nature but I just wanted to get other opinions on it. Thanks everyone!
  16. Allosaurus axe-like skull

    Do you know that an Allosaurus used it head like an axe? Makes it's prey die of blood loss and shock. Do you know any another animal with weird adaptations like that?
  17. Allosaurus fragilis

    From the album Dinosaur teeth

    Large Allosaurus tooth. Measures 3.5" tip to base Jurassic (155-148 myo) Morrison Formation Como Bluff, Wyoming
  18. Allosaurus tooth

    I purchased this tooth yesterday at the NY/NJ 22nd street fossil show and looking to see if the ID given by the dealer is correct. Allosaurus fragilis pre-maxillary tooth Morrison Formation Vernal, Utah. The tooth is 1-1/4" long. I count 3 serrations per mm.
  19. What do you think of this allosaurus tooth with root ?
  20. It's been awhile since I posted so I thought I would share a few recent buys. These two claws are definitely some of my grail fossils. Enjoy!! Allosaurus hand claw, digit 2:
  21. I picked up a number of fossils, minerals, and petrified wood at an estate sale. My assumption was that they were real based on circumstantial evidence (he had a lot of other collectibles that were real and expensive). I will post 3 fossil photos and one "what the @%$# is it" picture. That one was supposedly petrified wood, but I cant find anything else like it on the internet. I am wondering if it is plant based or some type of other organism. The photos of the teeth and claw have a measuring tape next to it. The mystery item's are about 7"-13" long and about 6" tall. What are they and are they real. Claw was supposedly Allosaurus. Teeth are supposed to be a spinosaurus tooth and two big megalodon teeth. Thanks for your help. Also.... I was thinking about giving one to my son for his birthday unless they are worth hundreds of dollars. I am not looking for an appraisal but any ball park idea would be great.
  22. Allosaurus fragilis

    From the album America

    Please DO NOT... 1) Repost this without my permission 2) Claim this as your own 3) Post it elsewhere without stating permission situation If you are planning to change this image in any way, please contact me before you do so. This image has been copyrighted. ------------------------------------------------------------------- An Allosaurus vertebra from the Jurassic of Morrison fm, Utah, USA

    © ©2012 ~quicksilver123

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