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Tidgy's Dad
On 10/24/2018 at 9:03 PM, hndmarshall said:

I found a fossilized not-turtle

 

Tidgy would love this! :)

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Paciphacops

Fossilized elephant trunk? :D

 

 

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ynot
11 hours ago, Paciphacops said:

Fossilized elephant trunk?

And a nice one at that!:fistbump:

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Brett Breakin' Rocks

A 'Hadrosaurus' egg from New Jersey.  Found on our favorite auction site.  Buyer beware ! .... 

 

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Fossildude19

Petrified bird from the auction site.  :rolleyes: 

 

 

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ynot
On 1/25/2019 at 9:55 AM, Fossildude19 said:

Petrified bird from the auction site. 

I like the way the feathers are preserved. :default_rofl:

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Kane
47 minutes ago, Fossildude19 said:

Petrified bird from the auction site.  :rolleyes: 

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I think this is what happens when you send a tweet into orbit and it returns, burning up in the atmosphere upon reentry. :P  

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digit
On 1/25/2019 at 9:55 AM, Fossildude19 said:

Petrified bird from the auction site.  :rolleyes: 

 

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Looks spot-on to me. :P

 

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Cheers.

 

-Ken

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Fossildude19

The auction site has a number of Dinosaur embryos,  ...

 

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Eyeballs, ...

 

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Dinosaur heads, ...

 

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modified mammal heads,... 

 

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and  mini dinosaur eggs, ...

 

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...not to mention the claws teeth and puke pellets from dinosaurs, 

 

 

... All available at bargain prices.  :unsure: 

 

 

EDIT: 

 

The sad thing is, one seller has actually sold a handful of these. :( 

 

 

 

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Woogie

I just found this seller and was looking for a place to post on here, haha!

 

 

 T-Rex embryo

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They state they have scientific articles about their "fossils" .

 

I would love to take a look at the scientific articles, but not willing to hand over a 5 figure sum for the pleasure!

 

 

 

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digit

Yikes! That's some powerful imagination. I'd love to see three scientific articles if they were written on that "fossil". The seller probably cleverly never stated that he'd written any of those articles. ;)

 

Caveat Emptor!

 

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

 

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Woogie
On 4/10/2019 at 8:29 AM, digit said:

Yikes! That's some powerful imagination. I'd love to see three scientific articles if they were written on that "fossil". The seller probably cleverly never stated that he'd written any of those articles. ;)

 

Caveat Emptor!

 

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

 

 

Well Sir, you are in luck!

I have asked how i can get hold of a copy of these papers, and they have appeared on the sellers items for sale. :dinothumb:

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digit

Ugh! There's a road I don't want to go down at all.

 

Makes me glad that I prefer to find my fossils rather than purchase. ;)

 

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

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ReptileTooth
On 4/10/2019 at 4:37 PM, Woogie said:

 

Well Sir, you are in luck!

Triceratops embryo

 

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 I don't know how it's possible to build such a wrong pseudo-scientific  view.

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digit

:default_faint:

 

Yikes! Should stick to fiction writing--maybe something about a kid wizard who lives under the stairs. Wait, I think that one's been done before--stick with delusional dinosaur fiction. :P

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

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Kane

We might not want to have verbatim seller description here, just in case. ;) 

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Mark Kmiecik
On 7/26/2016 at 1:12 AM, ynot said:

How about this fish in an agate nodule...

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Tony

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha. Made you Google it, didn't I?

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Mark Kmiecik

One of my hundreds of dinosaur eggs from the Francis Creek Shale Member of Mazon Creek. You name the tetrapod, I've got the egg. I believe @Nimravis has complete nests of any species you can name.

 

 

 

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Scylla

The verrrry rare, museum grade monkey head wearing a fossilized bacon headband, tadaaa!20190415_204144.thumb.jpg.a94270f566b3b74ffa1e4e456156d662.jpg

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ynot
1 minute ago, Scylla said:

, museum grade monkey head wearing a fossilized bacon headband,

:default_rofl::default_rofl:

I like this one!

 

(Almost as good as the baby mammoth with antlers.):D

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DPS Ammonite
12 hours ago, ReptileTooth said:

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I don't know how it's possible to build such a wrong pseudo-scientific  view.

If it is not clear, the first paragraph above is the “fossil” seller’s.  Yours for only the price of a new house.

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Ludwigia
On 4/10/2019 at 4:37 PM, Woogie said:

 

Well Sir, you are in luck!

:dinothumb:

If this person is only in this for the money, then he'd probably make more (if he ever sells these things at his prices) if he would grind them to a powder and offer them to a Chinese druggist. If he really believes what he's saying, then his name may be Carlos Castaneda. Maybe someone in the area could pay him a visit and discreetly check him out? He'd be making an awful lot of money for nothing if any gullible person with money to throw away falls for this. If this is all a joke, then this is not funny, even though it's laughable.

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Fossildude19

@Woogie

 

Kane is right.  :unsure: 

Please do not copy/paste direct advertisement verbiage or prices.

Those interested can find the listings themselves. ;)

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