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MedicineHat

I have been out discovering some fossils and other cool stuff this spring. Lots of generally recognizable material but specifically I dont know what exactly I have here. Hopefully some of the enthusiasts and experts on the forum can help me out?

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MedicineHat

Pachy? Stegoceras?

Ankylosaurid?

Found in a mixed up formation- either oldman or/and dinosaur park formation

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Some other 'similar' teeth found in the area.

And...

Some phalanges - all either old man or dinosaur park (no, not the actual park). Any idea which dinosaur species?

And...

Some dinosaur, croc, turtle vertabra?....any ideas?

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MedicineHat

Ankylosaur/ nodosaur scute, armor plate, armor spike? Pachy spike?

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Big phalange - tyrannosaurid indet?

Hadrosaur hoof?

Unknown bone - textured just like the base of a modern antler, very bumpy. Any ideas?

Raptor vertabrae?

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Another view

And another phalange. Ceratopsian or hadrosaur?

 

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14 minutes ago, MedicineHat said:

 

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In the first picture, the middle one looks like hadrosaur ungual.

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1 hour ago, MedicineHat said:

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Ankylosaurid tooth but so many species of ankylosaurids from the formation I think you’d have trouble specifying genus.

51 minutes ago, MedicineHat said:

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Very front are a bunch of Tyrannosaurid teeth. Don’t think you can narrow down to species. A few look to be premaxillary teeth. The row behind them all appear to be ankylosaurid teeth. But like stated above, don’t think it may be narrowed down.  Third from the right does not look ankylosaurid however, looks more hadrosaurid.  Perhaps take some pictures of that one?

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53 minutes ago, MedicineHat said:

Pachy? Stegoceras?

Ankylosaurid?

Found in a mixed up formation- either oldman or/and dinosaur park formation

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Might need some better pictures of this one.

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Praefectus

Nice fossil finds. I like the Lego guy for scale. :P

Approx. 1.5 in or 4 cm.

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fossilsonwheels

Fantastic finds and I too dig the lego guy for scale. nice touch

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LordTrilobite

Whoa that's a lot all at once. The Lego figure is a nice addition for scale.

 

 

1 hour ago, MedicineHat said:

Big phalange - tyrannosaurid indet?

Hadrosaur hoof?

Unknown bone - textured just like the base of a modern antler, very bumpy. Any ideas?

Raptor vertabrae?

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Yeah, that ungual does indeed look like a Hadrosaur toe/hoof. Here is some reference of an Edmontosaurus foot.

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The vertebra does look like possible Theropod. Looks like dorsal or caudal vertebra, probably caudal.

The other two bones, I dunno, they might be too fragmentary or perhaps better closeups might help with a possible ID.

1 hour ago, MedicineHat said:

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Hm, I'd say it's a bit fat and short for most Tyrannosaurid toe bones. But the 4th phalange of the second toe shows some resemblance to that of T. rex.

 

Here's some reference of T. rex feet. Left foot on the left, and right foot on the right. Toe 2 is the one with the most phalanges on it (the toe that theropods have lost on the inner side of the foot is still counted as the first toe).

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Plain Crazy . Well , if we get this contract  with Suncor , might have a chance to pay a visit ...

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51 minutes ago, LordTrilobite said:

Whoa that's a lot all at once. The Lego figure is a nice addition for scale.

 

 

Yeah, that ungual does indeed look like a Hadrosaur toe/hoof. Here is some reference of an Edmontosaurus foot.

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The vertebra does look like possible Theropod. Looks like dorsal or caudal vertebra, probably caudal.

The other two bones, I dunno, they might be too fragmentary or perhaps better closeups might help with a possible ID.

Hm, I'd say it's a bit fat and short for most Tyrannosaurid toe bones. But the 4th phalange of the second toe shows some resemblance to that of T. rex.

 

Here's some reference of T. rex feet. Left foot on the left, and right foot on the right. Toe 2 is the one with the most phalanges on it (the toe that theropods have lost on the inner side of the foot is still counted as the first toe).

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Right foot.

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Top middle of the hadrosaur pic looks like the big phalange.

 

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Just now, MedicineHat said:

Top middle of the hadrosaur pic looks like the big phalange.

 

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Found these cool bits also!

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6 minutes ago, MedicineHat said:

Top middle of the hadrosaur pic looks like the big phalange.

I disagree. Hadrosaurs don't have those pronounced dimples on the sides like theropods do. They seem fairly pronounced in your big phalange. Which is why I think it's theropod. And due to the size Tyrannosaurid seems to fit.

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20 minutes ago, LordTrilobite said:

I disagree. Hadrosaurs don't have those pronounced dimples on the sides like theropods do. They seem fairly pronounced in your big phalange. Which is why I think it's theropod. And due to the size Tyrannosaurid seems to fit.

Oh, I see what you mean. Probably old man formation!? It would likely be daspletasaurus or possibly if it was mixed formations with DPP, it could be a gorgosaurus. 

I usually default everything unknown to hadrosaurs due to the abundance of 'probable' duck bill material I find

I love finding theropod material. I have not found the large theropod claw yet but that's one of my aspirations 

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4 hours ago, MedicineHat said:

Big phalange - tyrannosaurid indet?

Hadrosaur hoof?

Unknown bone - textured just like the base of a modern antler, very bumpy. Any ideas?

Raptor vertabrae?

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I have drawn a better illustration of the big bone here - it's clearly a large phalange but hard to photo and very rough.

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1 hour ago, LordTrilobite said:

I disagree. Hadrosaurs don't have those pronounced dimples on the sides like theropods do. They seem fairly pronounced in your big phalange. Which is why I think it's theropod. And due to the size Tyrannosaurid seems to fit.

I compared and photographed this one with another of what I think is a phalange. Broken, but perhaps shows some new perspective.

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