1.1" Sauropod Dinosaur (Diplodocus) Tooth - Colorado

 
This is a 1.1" long tooth of the massive sauropod dinosaur, Diplodocus. It was collected this past summer from our partners private quarry in the Morrison Formation just outside of Dinosaur, CO. Diplodocus teeth are a relatively rare occurrence the quarry. The tooth was left in it's natural position on the sandstone during preparation. The rock creates a nice display base for it.

Diplodocus skeletal mount at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Diplodocus skeletal mount at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.


One of the best-known sauropods, Diplodocus was a very large long-necked quadrupedal animal, with a long, whip-like tail. It could reach up to 115 feet in length but had a relatively small skull, and a mouth full of small peg-like teeth.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Diplodocus sp.
LOCATION
Dinosaurs Of America Quarry, Dinosaur, Colorado
FORMATION
Morrison Formation
SIZE
1.1" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#169016
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