9" Tall Edmontosaurus (Duck-Billed Dinosaur) Vertebrae - Montana

 
 
 
 
This is a 9" tall (including process) vertebrae of Edmontosaurus annectens, a type of Hadrosaur more commonly referred to as a "duck-billed dinosaur" . The vertebrae was collected from the Hell Creek Formation in Carter County, Montana. It has a full process, though there is a lot of gap fill restoration in the middle of the process. The centrum is is in nice shape with almost no erosion.

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 hardrosaurs had distinct crests on their head, some of which had air filed chambers that may have produced a distinct sound. These crests may have been used for both audio and visual display purposes.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Edmontosaurus annectens
LOCATION
Carter County County, Montana
FORMATION
Hell Creek Formation
SIZE
9" tall (including process)
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#92777
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