Troodon metatarsal (Hell Creek Fm)

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DO21
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Overview

An ultra RARE, LARGE Troodon metatarsal from the Hell Creek Fm. of western North America. This is metatarsal IV. The bone quality is excellent with a great brown color. Minor erosion on the top end. No repair or restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Powder River Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. This is your chance to own an ultra rare, quality Troodon metatarsal.   

DO21       SIZE: 9-3/8" length  (end width 1-3/8" & 1-1/8")

Note - Adding 10 new Troodontid teeth in March 2023.     Link to Troodon catalog.

Troodontids are a small, bird-like dinosaur that lived in western N. America during the late Cretaceous Period. There is one named species from the Judith River Fm. of Montana - Troodon formosus. In recently recents, the North American Troodontid has been lump into two new genera - Stenonychosaurus and Latenivenatrix mcmasterae (van der Reest & Currie, 2017). Troodontids are know for a large brain, large eyes, and a very unique shaped tooth. The Hell Creek Fm. Troodontid has not been described, but it shares the same very unique tooth as all Troodontids do.