Saltasaurus Egg Shell

    SKU
    A207
    Out of stock
    $45.00
    Overview

    Incredibly preserved egg shell pieces from Saltasaurus, a Titantosaur sauropod, from Patagonia, Argentina. These egg shell large pieces are larger than most and are massive with a shell thickness of 3/16". These are Cretaceous age shells were found in Neuquen Province, Patagonia, Argentina. All natural. No restoration. Authenticity guaranteed.

    A207       Size: 1-7/8" x 1-1/4"

    Incredible dinosaur egg shell pieces from an Argentine Titanosaurid dinosaur. The Patagonia site contains 1000s of egg clutches that hold 20 to 40 eggs each. Embryonic remains were also discovered. Typical eggs were 4 to 5 inches in diameter and some reached 7". Eggs were laid in shallow excavated depressions without burial. Authenticity guaranteed.

    Name: Saltasaurus lorcatus

    Type: Titanosaurian Sauropod Dinosaur

    Egg shell type: Megaloolithus patagonicus

    Age: Late Cretaceous (80 MMYA)

    Formation: Anacleto Formation

    Location: Neuquen Province, Patagonia,  Argentina

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