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DawnOfADream

Hello everyone! Being the type of person I am with I won the following items at an online auction. These include the following (hopefully real) items:

- Two Mososaur jaws, one with significant restoration 

- A fossil grasshopper 

- Ampibian footprints

If possible, please help me understand whether any of these are real or if elements of them are. Further images will be provided in replies to this topic. 

Let me know if you require new pictures to get a better judgement. Thanks in advance for any help!

20200319_223248-min.thumb.jpg.e9e906860e28d6e186180b1372ec30f7.jpgAll items 20200319_222425-min.thumb.jpg.fd1bb9e03878233f851ae97e3973d012.jpgMososaur jaw #1 - front view. Claimed to be a lower jaw section of Mosasaur Prognathodon from Khouribga, Morocco. 19cm (7 1/2"). 20200319_222407-min.thumb.jpg.b1e1c7dd6ba6ebfbf235e8ee5932db05.jpgMososaur jaw #1 - back view. Significant work done to restore the jaw or combine multiple pieces.20200319_222627-min.thumb.jpg.fb18c6fa8552ee7e6efb3d0a12d6abfd.jpgMososaur jaw #1 - top view

20200319_222607-min.thumb.jpg.1a732ec0e56ce5de6187ca9cffc28981.jpgClose-up flash shot of tooth (?) coming through 

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DawnOfADream

Mososaur jaw #2 + alleged grasshopper 

20200319_222504-min.thumb.jpg.629b53772cd998b9ed992ebb916aab9b.jpgMososaur jaw #2 - front. Also claimed to be a lower jaw from Mososaur prognathodon. 16.3cm (6 1/2"). Also claimed to be from Khouribga, Morocco. 

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Mososaur jaw #2 - back20200319_210926-min.thumb.jpg.2588e129473a3d041bc58bbe628b3546.jpgMososaur jaw #2 - right corner20200319_210220-min.thumb.jpg.4f4a8396b96ffa330f731654ead29ced.jpgGrasshopper full view. Claimed to be from the Crato formation of Brazil.20200319_210022-min.thumb.jpg.93eae3daad0d9ddc3fd1e77a65098e2d.jpgHead detail 60x zoom20200319_210344-min.thumb.jpg.ff012b26737a09a898d046c7cbfce7fa.jpgCore detail 60x zoom20200319_210352-min.thumb.jpg.fde03c2ad3629691bd89a4e26354ba4b.jpgLeg detail 60x zoom20200319_210058-min.thumb.jpg.b90d0aa644c3b53314d4ff3d0de54217.jpgWing detail 60x zoom

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DawnOfADream

Amphibian footprints. Claimed to belong to Batriachnus plainvillensis, with the specimen originating in Plainville, Massachusetts. It's 13cm (5") long total.

 

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Footprints- full shot. Circles appear to have been drawn around where footprints have been identified.

20200319_223134-min.thumb.jpg.8249b1f94608a88e8f754ca3fbd711c5.jpgCloser shot of main 'footprint'20200319_223158-min.thumb.jpg.cbc30bd3cd92c46a00a27f0d2809e826.jpgCloser shot (60x soon) of main 'footprint'

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indominus rex

Hello, some nice acquisitions. The mosasaur jaws are authentic but unfortunately the teeth aren't original and they have been artificially attached.

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DawnOfADream

Thank you so much for your help @indominus rex and @Fossildude19! I really appreciate it!

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Pemphix

Nice hopper - good quality item (and real as can be judged only by photos)....

Rest of the items as already said..

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DawnOfADream
3 hours ago, Pemphix said:

Nice hopper - good quality item (and real as can be judged only by photos)....

Rest of the items as already said..

Thanks @Pemphix!

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Joe_17

Yep agreed on the grasshopper.

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