Dinosaur bone with bite marks
Lot 2143
Exceptional Dinosaur Bone with Bite Marks
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
£3,200 - 4,500

Lot Details
Exceptional Dinosaur Bone with Bite Marks
Triceratops horridus
Cretaceous
Lance Creek Formation, Eastern Wyoming

An extremely rare and intriguing example of the power of the T. rex bite, deep bite marks in this Triceratops ilium (hip bone) make this piece a once-in-a-lifetime find.Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus rex were mortal enemies, as directly evidenced by this exceptional piece. Evoking the violence of the confrontation between predator and prey in the Late Cretaceous, this is a covetable bit of dinosauria which would add prestige to any serious fossil collection.
Measures 17 x 14 x 7in
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