4.35" Hadrosaur (Edmontosaurus) Ungual w/ Metal Stand - Wyoming

This is a very large, 4.35" wide ungual (foot claw) of a hadrosaur (Edmontosaurus annectens), collected from our partner's lease on the Lance (Creek) Formation in Wyoming. The bone preservation is excellent, with a nice orange-brown coloration.

Comes with the pictured custom metal display stand.

There are some repaired cracks through the ungual and the right-anterior edge has been restored. Overall, the restoration makes up about %15 of the specimen.

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
Wyoming
FORMATION
Lance (Creek) Formation
SIZE
4.35 x 3.9 x 1.85"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#227736
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