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A Top Quality Struthiomimus altus tail (caudal) vertebra from the late Cretaceous of North America. Struthiomimus is a long legged, bipedal, toothless dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. The Struthiomimus means "ostrich mimic" which best describes this species. Excellent bone quality and color. The vertebra is complete with processes missing. Excellent bone preservation. No repair or restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Powder River Co., Montana. An excellent collector's quality Struthiomimus vertebra.  Authenticity guaranteed. 

DS09        SIZE: 3-1/2" (length) x 1-1/4" (wide)  

Note - Adding 14 Struthiomimus bones & claws in December 2021.    Link to Struthiomimus fossils catalog

Struthiomimus were long legged, bidedal dinosaurs that roamed the northwestern US during the late Cretaceous period. The Struthiomimus means "ostrich mimic" which best describes this species. These were large "ostrich-like" dinosaurs would reach length of 14 feet. Fossil remains include well preserved bones and claws. These top quality specimens were all legally collected from private lands in the northwestern US. Late Cretaceous, Hell Creek Fm. (or Lance Creek Fm.), 68-66 MYA. Authenticity guaranteed.