Edmontosaurus (Hadrosaur) Metatarsal - 7"

 
 
This is a 7" long Metatarsal (toe bone) of a Edmontosaurus annectens from the Hell Creek Formation in Carter County Montana. It's a beautiful looking bone and nicely preserved. There are a several repaired cracks and some minor restoration to fill in cracks and stabalize the bone.

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, Montana
FORMATION
Hell Creek Formation
SIZE
7" long, 3" at widest point
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#8452
GUARANTEE
We guarantee the authenticity of all of our
specimens. Read more about our
Authenticity Guarantee.