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Found 16 results

  1. Dippy on Tour

    Hi all Dippy the diplodocus is now at Cardiff Museum. I think 11 casts were made by Andrew Carnegie and one went to the NHM London in 1905. It’s now on a tour of the U.K. Nick
  2. Diplodocus toe bone?

    To recap from my last post, I work for a large traveling animatronic dinosaur show. I handle our display of real fossils. Recently, the company's management purchased a number of real fossils that came to me without proper identification. However, most of the fossils we had previously also lacked proper identification in regards to where they were found, and I'm beginning to question all of our labels. Everyone involved in their original acquisition either can't recall where many of our pieces came from, or are now deceased. I'm hoping to try to verify or re-identify every major fossil in our collection one piece at a time This is a piece that was already in the collection when I joined. Its described as a Diplodocus toe bone, from one of the rear feet. There might not be enough here to confirm or rule out that description, but I appreciate any insight that anyone can give me. I have a vague recollection of being told it came from Colorado, but I'm not sure if I was actually told that, or if I just presumed that it came from the Morrison formation. More images: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=153AkHCZOrFkccnZ44ZTI_q8-i8SczWlI
  3. Wanted: Sauropod Teeth

    Hi All, I am looking for sauropod teeth. Madagascan teeth at the top of my list but am interested in all sauropods. I would be interested in Rabbachisaurus teeth but they would need to be in exceptional condition. I have a lot of teeth I would be willing to trade, too many to list. If you have something you would like to trade please let me know and what type of tooth you would be looking for in return. Thank you, Randy
  4. Fossils on Wheels can officially say we are an elementary assembly program We will be doing two presentations for all of the students at Nord Country Day School. it is a small charter in the middle of farm country here. I personally love the single class presentations because they allow you to interact with the students in a more in-depth manner. The assembly style programs are our best way to travel to schools outside of city though. We can educate an entire school versus 30-35 students at a time. This is pilot program but it is very important to our future to develop a large scale traveling fossil program. Things are moving very quickly for us and we are starting to reach large numbers of students. A big leap forward for us and a chance to bring real fossils to an entire school. This will also be the debut for our Diplodocus fossil which is our largest piece. I am really excited to bring Dippy to a presentation.
  5. It is with a good bit of giddy enthusiasm that we share our very first Jurassic dinosaur fossils. We have a start to our Morrison Formation collection and I am so excited to take these into class. This is also a proud moment because my son and I earned these fossils with our hard work. This is a gift to our program from us and a gift to the kids we want to educate. They are also big hunks of dino bone. We needed a couple of larger bones for these programs for visual flair and these fit the bill for our budget. It will be a week before they arrive but I am too excited to wait lol One of the things we learned from our first dinosaur program was that 2nd graders learn about Diplodocus when they study dinosaurs. It was a species they knew. So we purchased a partial Diplo coracoid bone. It is a 15" x 11" x 9" hunk of dinosaur bone that weighs 12 lbs. Our largest and heaviest fossil. This one will really get the attention of the kids I think and gives us a the opportunity to feature Diplo in the program We also added two partial Camarasaurus ribs that fused together during fossilization. It is 14" x 9" so it is good sized and is a great example of the geological process they are learning about. This gives us an additional Sauropod to cover in the program and lest us talk more about niches. This will be a great fossil for the kids to touch as well. We are also adding a few pounds of chunkasaurus bones. Perfect dino fossils for hands on exploration and a few special give away dino bones too. The pictures are not great, not sure why but I will upload more when they arrive. Here are the big ones.... Picture 1- Diplo coracoid Picture 2 Cam ribs
  6. Hello my name is Tijn. I love Dinosaurs and am already building a decent collection. I already have most species from the Hell Creek Formation, Lance Formation and Judith River Formation. I am mainly interested in species from the Jurassic, triassic or early cretaceous. I've got a couple Dinosaur fossils and shark teeth im willing to trade. I am not looking for anything big but small partial Bones and teeth are fine! Who can help me out? P.S. ill make some pictures of the material i am willing to trade later. Thanks in advance Tijn
  7. psittacosaurus

    Any idea where i could acquire a psittacosaurus skeleton?
  8. Diplodocid (?Apatosaurus) sp.

    From the album My Collection

    Diplodocid (?Apatosaurus) sp. Morrison Formation Upper Jurassic Moffat County, Colorado Size: 6.5 cm
  9. 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)
  10. Youngest Diplodocus Ever Found!

    Fossil of young long-necked dinosaur found—and nicknamed Andrew I thought this was interesting.
  11. https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/baby-diplodocus-skull-1.4855910 Paper: Woodruff, D.C. et al. (2018) "The Smallest Diplodocid Skull Reveals Cranial Ontogeny and Growth-Related Dietary Changes in the Largest Dinosaurs." Scientific Reports V. 8, Article number: 14341 [LINK]
  12. I apologize ahead of time. I do not have location of origin or any history on this piece. A friend of mine acquired this when he bought a store that was closing. Other than the pictures, all I can tell you is it weighs about 12 pounds. I was thinking a vert from a Diplodocus or a Camarasaurus. Any input would greatly be appreciated. Thank you everyone!
  13. Spent a nice Sunday afternoon with Mrs Rico and Dippy the Diplodocus. For more than a century the much-loved 23-metre long dinosaur skeleton has held centre stage at the Natural History Museum London, but now it is on a nationwide tour . The genus Diplodocus was first described in 1878 by Othniel Charles Marsh. The fossilised skeleton from which Dippy was cast was discovered in Wyoming in 1898, and acquired by the Scottish-American industrialist Andrew Carnegie and sold to the National History Museum for £2000 . It was cast in 1902 and mounted in 1907. Dippy was replaced in NHM by a giant blue whale skeleton my forth favourite creature. Obviously a legend like Dippy is hard to replaced. I have also add some beautiful old photos of Dippy in London.
  14. The people's dinosaur'

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42993354
  15. Diplodocus Coracoid?

    Heyo, I was about to purchase this but figured I should just check in here to be sure. Seller lists this as a partial Diplodocus Coracoid Found in Morrison Formation If better pics are needed the seller can provide them... Thanks, TheSpeedingCarno
  16. Some extra free gifts I just received from my latest acquisition. I am pretty certain they are sauropod teeth but I am not 100% sure about their species though, they are both Moroccan specimens: This one looks like a Rebbachiasaurus tooth but could be wrong…. Now, this is the one I am having trouble ID'ing. The peg-like shape looks like it's a tooth from a Diplodocus, but my understanding is that it's a Jurassic sauropod and not a Moroccan fauna. So I am at a lost here…. Any dino teeth expertise is greatly appreciated! Thx
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