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  1. Good Evening All, I have a question regarding online fossil purchases and how to recognize fakes. Is it safe to assume relatively inexpensive vertebrate fossils (<$500) coming out of China are counterfeits? (See attached example minus identifying information to be in keeping with forum policies) I know extinct hyenas aren't as sexy as dinosaurs or direwolves, but that's like 1-2 orders of magnitude cheaper than most carnivore skulls I've seen while internet window shopping. I also was under the impression China did not allow the export of fossils, but I am admittedly not very well versed in the world of private fossil dealings. It's sort of an academic discussion I guess (somewhat literally and figuratively). I'm a veterinary student and have recently been obsessing over canine evolution because I'm a huge dweeb. Student loans what they are these days I don't think I'll be spending what little beer money I have on canid fossils (also, strictly speaking, hyenas aren't canid fossils anyway), but I'm curious what the community thinks about listings like this. Best, RonG
  2. true or false?

    in German: Write-protected,so no outtakes! Acanthopyge,Selenopeltis,Acadoparadoxides,Cambropallas St. Petersburg trilobites seem to be subject to this blight as well Nice example: Dysplanus glued to an earlier Aseri-stage matrix!.Why?That matrix looked better,thus enabling the dealer to up the price! other: Paralejurus without terrace lines Tutorial_zum_ErkeTrilfakehungen.pdf
  3. you could have fooled me

    leroseforgeranthropolaAn_Inca_trilobite_from_Chile-libre.pdf
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