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Found 19 results

  1. Clutch of small eggs?

    Found this a couple days ago on my ranch. Western Colorado - Morrison Formation. On the surface. No prep besides light brushing. I'm not that knowledgeable, but could this be a clutch of small dinosaur or other ancient reptile eggs? Lots of dinosaur activity in the area. Probably about 20 eggs total including what isn't visible in the middle. 105g total weight. They measure roughly 1/2 inch or 1.25cm each. Larger pics included in link. Thank you https://postimg.cc/gallery/nni2692y/508eae1d/
  2. Plant or dinosaur fossil? No idea

    Not sure what this could be. Appears to be some type of fossil with cell structure. Found it walking my property in western Colorado - Morrison Formation. No preparation done besides rinsing in water and a light brushing. Full size images in link. https://postimg.cc/gallery/2c94nahdm/565295ef/ Please let me know your thoughts. Much appreciated.
  3. Hello all this is my first post. I recently came into possession of what I believe to be a Allosaurus rib fossil. Unfortunately the specimen snapped in a few places during transit. This dose however give me the opportunity to post pictures of the broken sections. Not exactly what I was expecting to see, but then again this is my first large fossil so I don't really know what I was expecting to see. some information I was provided from the previous owner: '"last 6 inches of the distal end, is restorated. The rest of the rib was found largely intact. Found on private land in the Morrison Formation" Any information that can be provided to me would be a great help. Debbie
  4. Morrison ceolurosaur teeth

    These are being sold as ceolurosaur teeth from the Morrison formation in Moffat county, Colorado. Can anyone ID these? And which one looks as the highest in quality? There are 4 teeth.
  5. 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
  6. I recently saw a ceratosaurus nascornis tooth for sale which is described as this: Very Rare 3.5 cm Kimmeridgian, Late Jurassic Ceratosaur Theropod Dinosaur Tooth from the Morrison Formation, Colorado, USA. How does it look?
  7. Hello Fossil Fans- Once again, I would like to let you all know that the Tate Geological Museum will be running Dinosaur Digs this summer. We have five weeks of excavations open to the public for a somewhat nominal fee. I invite any of you who want to come out to Wyoming and truly experience a dinosaur dig with yours truly as chief bottle-washer to check out the web site: https://www.caspercollege.edu/tate-geological-museum/events/digs I know there are lot of folks here who collect fossils for themselves, so I need to say that these trips are collecting for the Tate Museum, not for personal collecting.
  8. 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?
  9. LINK(about 23 MB) Foster,J.R.,Hunt-Foster,R.K.,Gorman,M.A.II,Trujillo,K.C.,Suarez,C.A.,McHugh,J.B.,Peterson,J.E.,Warnock,J.R.,Schoenstein,H.E. Paleontology,taphonomy and sedimentology of the Mygatt-Moore Quarry,a large dinosaur bonebed in the Morrison Formation,WEstern Colorado-implications for upper JUrassic dinosaur preservation modes:Geology of the Intermountain West,v.5,p.23-93 TABLE OF CONTENTS OF THE PUBLICATION: general impression: NICE JOURNAL,more or less of a "technical" nature
  10. Help iding some morrison bone

    Have had these two for a while from brushy basin of the morrison in western Colorado i have two questions one is what could this have been i tried to id it for a while only think i could come up what was a sauropod metatarsal and two ive had someone tell me the the lines on top of the bone are bite marks but wanted to see what everybody thought .
  11. Allosaurid

    From the album Dinosaurs and Reptiles

    Morrison fm, Moffat county, Colorado 1.6 cm tall
  12. Marshosaurus?

    Recently acquired this very nice tooth from Morrison fm, Moffat County, Colorado. I think it is Marshosaurus, am I right? I am afraid to clean it right now because the tooth is very fragile. Total length is ~1.6 cm. Ruler is in inches, so 1 line=1/16 inch=~1.5 mm, so distal serration density looks to be around 4/mm; mesial carina seems to end at bottom ~3/4 of the tooth, as I understand, these are Megalosaurid characteristics. Although I couldn't find any info on other medium-small sized theropods, like Tanycolagreus, Coelurus or Ornitholestes. Thank you for help! @Troodon By the way, took those pictures with AmScope USB microscope, very useful tool for detailed teeth
  13. Bone ?

    I thought about this as an example of bone from the Morrison formation, but realized that I'm not positive that it is bone. It was found southwest of the ghost town of Cisco, UT. Our target site that day was the old Cactus Rat uranium mine. It seemed harmless since the area was already quite disturbed. By the way I do store it in lead flashing.
  14. Can across this one recently on our favorite auction site, a torvosaurus tooth from colorado. Though with no intention of buying especially at the high price tag it is at I have my suspicions, the seller claims it its 100% no repairs or restoration. Looking at the pictures I highly doubt it as it looks extremely repaired to me and some of it especially in the picture zooming into the tip reminds me of the little air holes found in fake cast trilobite. Idk how much is repaired or even if the whole specimen is fake, I'd be interested to hear what you guys think. Definitely a gigantic red flag to me.
  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. Morrison Formation Rib

    A few weeks back while digging in Colorado I found an articulated rib in the Brushy Basin Member of the Morrison Formation. (I think it's a rib) It broke a few time while extracting it but I prepped it and kept the fossil pretty raw. Very little restoration, only gap fills to stabalize. The fossil is about 22" long and has a weird attachment at the end, if I didn't extract it like that I wouldn't think they connect. Just looking for what kind of dinosaur it's from, I'm not an expert on ribs. I think it's from a sauropod but not sure.
  17. Hey all... Is anyone going to the Western Interior Paleontological Society Symposium in Golden, CO this weekend? If so I would love to meet any TFF members out there... even you, Blake. : )
  18. Friends of Dinosaur Ridge Fundraiser

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    Rock out for the Ridge! All are cordially invited to attend our fundraiser! This event will be held at Pinehurst Country Club the evening of November 4 at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Friends of Dinosaur Ridge educational programs. The event will feature Hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, dinner, and a talk by paleontologist Dr. Kenneth Carpenter on Acrocanthosaurus, a meat-eating dinosaur on which he's recently studied and written a book. To register for the event and choose meal selection, please call 303-697-3466 x 100 or e-mail DinosaurRidge@aol.com.
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