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Found 178 results

  1. Dino or croc vert

    Hello, i bought this vert today, the seller say that is spino but i need à confirmation. It clarly come from the Kem Kem and it’s realy big
  2. Hello I'm a newbie fossil collector (and newly active member) who happens to several interesting fossils for a decent price from our favorite auctions sites 1st is are Knightia. The seller claims that they are not restored or enhanced 2nd set are 4 Spinosaurus teeth. The seller claims that cracks have been repaired, but no restoration or composition has been made (Pictures 2-9 of teeth in pairs) 3rd is a Lycoptera which the seller claims is not restored or enhanced 4th are plates of Elrathia Trilobites from Wheeler Formation 5th are Fossil Ferns from Llewellyn Formation 6th is a Hyracodon jaw fragment I would like to ask if the sellers' description of the items are accurate and/or if they are restored, enhanced or composites. Cheers!
  3. Spinosaurus tooth in need of cleaning

    I just recently bought this Spinosaurus tooth at rock shop. When I looked closer it had a good covering of dust on it from sitting on the shelf for a long time. Its covered in these weird fibers you typically see that are used to make stuffed animals. I think they may have packaged it weird or something. Does anyone know how to get rid of these so my Spinosaurus tooth will look good again?
  4. Suchomimus vs. spinosaurus

    Does anyone have any specific way(s) to tell the difference between suchomimus teeth and spinosaurus teeth? I know there's an eventual size difference, but that only helps if the tooth is too big to be from a sucho.
  5. Authentic spinosaur claw

    I know the general shape is right for a spinosaur toe claw, but I know spinosaur claws are a significantly faked thing, so getting someone who really knows what they're looking at, is the way to go!
  6. Spinosaurus bones?

    Can anyone identify these as spinosaurus bones. Ive come across these pictures with very little information, other than apparently spinosaur bones from Morocco. I think the verts look clearly spinosaur, but I'm not very familiar with spinosaur long bones, although they immediately struck me as looking a little off. Maybe them being flattened is throwing me off. This seemed like a perfect opportunity for not just help learning spino long bones, but also while dealing with details like that, which can interfere with "standard" identification. In the 4th picture, the fossil on the bottom right--is that a vert with a long bone next to it? It's positioned like the sail of the vert, and seems to be attached to the vert but something about the bone looks wrong for part of the sail, to me...maybe that it looks like it's rounded along the length's edge, which I thought was not how they were shaped(if I'm wrong, I could also be just picturing dimetrodon sail spines...well, or just plain wrong, of course)? ...As well as looking just like the other long bones present. Thanks for any and all help!
  7. Dinosaur relatives

    Hey, a question I have always wanted to ask is about dinosaur relatives, more specifically what do we mean when we refer to two dinosaurs as cousins ? Do we mean that a kind of dinosaur(for example baryonyx ) lived in an environment but at one point a group got separated by land and this group got to live in another part of the world so that group resulted in adapting to another environment and becoming a different dinosaur (for example spinosaurus ) or do we mean that a dinosaur is an ancestor of another dinosaur (again for example baryonyx evolved into spinosaurus)? This may seem like a really basic question to ask but I haven't really been able to find an answer so if someone answered it would be great.
  8. My Collection

    New to collecting and this site, thought I’d debut my small collection in my first post. Any comments or tips would be appreciated.
  9. Bipedal or quadruped Spinosaurus

    Following the debate about whether spinosaurus was quadruped and could actually swim and if it was bipedal and couldn't I came across a theory that S. aegyptiacus was bipedal and S. morrocanus was quadrupedal what are your thoughts on these theories?
  10. Enamel lines in teeth

    So when I was taking a better look at my spinosaurus teeth I noticed that in the enamel part there are lines coming out from bottom to top, are these created by minerals or it was some kind of blood vessels or veins from when the animal was alive? Thanks.
  11. So I recently got this Baltic amber and I found out that there is a test that includes water and salt and if the amber sinks then it's fake but if it floats, it's real and mine sank but I'm not sure could you please examine it yourself? And also the spino tooth if you can. Thanks
  12. Spinosaurus and sigilmassasaurus

    Hello so could someone please explain the situation with sigilmassasaurus and spinosaurus was it the same dinosaur? was sigilmassasaurus bigger? Thanks
  13. How are fossils formed

    Going really basic here being new on the fossil game i wanted to know how a fossil gets created because i have read that the bone gets replaced by rock or sediments and they take its original form but if that's the case then we are not holding teeth, we are holding rocks in the form of teeth when holding a fossilized tooth for example. I don't really know so if someone could please explain to me if the fossil is actual tooth like it was back then or it becomes rock and the general process it would be much appreciated.
  14. So i have a small fossil collection and i want to learn how to study teeth and their anatomy the teeth i already have are from spinosaurus, mosasaur, carcharodontosaurus and megalodon if anyone could help me learn how to do it i would be really thankful. Thanks.
  15. How to study fossils.

    So having a small fossil collection i have thought of the possibility of studying the fossils especially the dinosaur teeth but the problem is im not a scientist so i don't know how to study them so if someone could tell me if cheap fossils like these could be studied and how it would be largely appreciated. (Collection includes 2 spinosaurus teeth, a meg tooth, 2 mosasaur teeth, mammoth hair, carcharodontosaurus tooth) Thanks.
  16. Spinosaurus actual form

    So after following nizaar ibrahim's study in 2014 I learned that spinosaurus walked on four legs and it spend a lot of time in water being a good swimmer. But recently I saw that some new studies have been published and then some others and I have lost track so if someone could please inform me about the latest discoveries and tell me if spinosaurus was a good swimmer and if he walked on four it would be much appreciated.
  17. Was Spinosaurus a crocodile ?

    So i recently visited this forum and i read somewhere that we haven't yet discovered spinosaurus legs and its appearance regarding its feet and legs may be just speculation. The argument that was made was whether spinosaurus was a species of crocodile rather than a dinosaur because he may had small legs. So could that be the case?
  18. Spinosaurus gift

    I thought I would share this. A gift for my 6-year old nephew's birthday. An amazing Spinosaurus model/toy with working jaw, highly detailed, and an actual Spino fossil tooth, approx. 150 myo. I know if I were a 6 year old crazy about dinosaurs, which I was, and still am, would go berserk over this gift. I almost want to keep them for myself, haha. and Happy Mothers Day to all of the moms out there! KP
  19. I am thinking about getting this spinosaurus tooth from this website and i was wondering if it has any restoration or repair or if it is fake. this is the only picture i found on the website.
  20. Hi again. im trying quite hard to find quickly a good spinosarus tooth thats real/not fully fabricated. ive done a bit more research this time for thoese who may see me for the second time. ive had a look at these and i personally thing this looks ok however im still a complete novice the tip has a bit of a bump on it not sure what thats about also im new to this forum apologies if me posting twice for the same topic is against the rules any help in identify these woud be very much appreciated
  21. Hi im new to this forum, and the buying of fossils. I've dona a bit of research in fossil to see if there real or not etc. I needed help in identifying if this spinosaurus tooth is real or not. apologies if the pictures aren't the best I've used snipping tool to grab them off of online. The length of one tooth is 2.5"and claim they are from morocco kem kem. Your help is greatly appreciated, thankyou
  22. Hi all the seller says that this is a spinosaur claw from Kem Kem however it look a fake to me and or/carved out of a bone or some other material. Not too sure what to make of the blood groove either as that's how alot of fakes can be spotted but again that looks carved out too! See above shape just doesn't look right especially around the tip area crack above..
  23. Can some one tell me if this is nice Spinosaurus tooth? It has been repaired at the tip. Is the repair a big deal? It is a little over 4"
  24. I just bought a 3 inch spinosaurus and was curious what the forum has to offer while I wait for mine to arrive. How do they turn out? Pictures appriciated
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