3" Hadrosaur (Edmontosaurus) Partial Vertebra - Wyoming

This is a 3" wide, partial caudal vertebra centrum of a hadrosaur (Edmontosaurus annectens), collected from our partner's lease on the Lance (Creek) Formation in Niobrara County, Wyoming.

Hadrosaurs are frequently referred to as duck-billed dinosaurs and are members of the Ornithischian family Hadrosauridae. They were fairly common herbivores which roamed Asia, Europe, and North America during the Upper Cretaceous Period. Many species of Hadrosaurs had distinctive crests on their heads, some of which had air-filled chambers that may have produced a distinct sound. These crests may have been used for both audio and visual display purposes.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Edmontosaurus annectens
LOCATION
Niobrara County, Wyoming
FORMATION
Lance (Creek) Formation
SIZE
3 x 2.3 x 2.2"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#229225
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