A rare Top Quality Triceratops horridus vertebra from the late Cretaceous of northern North America. A July Fossil of the Month. Triceratops was a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek and Lance Creek formations which is know for three horns and a large frill protecting its neck. This is a large vertebra with exceptional detail preserved and great color / patina. You can see the vertebra surface is very rugous and the vertebra is very thick which are characteristics of Triceratops and distinguishes it from a Hadrosaur. Triceratops bones are more difficult to find. No repair or restoration. This is just about a complete specimen. It is very rare to find vertebra that are complete. 100% natural specimen. Legally collected on private land in Powder River Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent big Triceratops vertebra. Note - A 4 peg display stand comes with it. Note - Item weight 2.5 lbs to ship. An international shipping surcharge applies. Please inquire.
DC31 SIZE: 5-3/4" Height x 7-1/2" Wide x 2-3/4" Length
Note - Adding 20 new Triceratops fossils in July 2022. Link to Triceratops fossils catalog