Polished Fish Coprolite (Fossil Poo)

This is a rather unusual fossil, it is a coprolite (fossilized poop) from a large fish. These coprolites are Carboniferous (350 million years old) and possibly came from the prehistoric lobe-finned fish, Megalichthys. The coprolite has been cut in half and highly polished. Many of these show signs of the fishes meal such as fossilized scales when examined closely.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Megalichthys?
LOCATION
Wardie, Midlothian, Scotland
SIZE
3 Inches wide
ITEM
#2275
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