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Mass.Dinosaur Foot Print # 732

$125.00

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Description

Species: Grallator : # 732
Age:Early Jurassic ( 200 Million Years )
Location :Erving, Mass. ( Mohawk State Park  )
Large Grallator  Size:  up to 6″ that is from the  top of the middle toe to the heel of the track and from 5 ” wide  from  left toe to the right toe .
on this side of the plate  >2  Concave footprints
On the back-side of matrix  there are 6.5 Footprints  all Convex ( negatives )  ranging in size 1 1.2″ to 3 ” that is from the  top of the middle toe to the heel of the track
Size; matrix 11″ x  10″ x   1 ( thick)
Weight: 3  pounds
Price:$ 125

This model  dinosaur ( Coelophysis ) will be included when you Buy this Dinosaur track plate

This raptor like dinosaur probably stood about 4 to 10 feet tall. Natural fossil is approximately 200 million years old. Beautiful  brick red sandstone, from Mass

Note: Grallator ( means similar to the tracks of the Grallae  or heron – stork family )

This is a very nice dinosaur trace fossil. Dinosaur tracks have been chosen as the State Fossils of Massachusetts. ( concave footprints ) sought by many collectors and it wonderfully exhibits the three-toed nature of the dinosaur’s foot and some footprints are crossing over each other that would indicate that two different animals walked in the same area . The tracks have been slightly darkened for contrast and is extremely well showcased on the plate of matrixThis is a striking example of a collectible dinosaur tracks that would display well on a shelf or in a display case and  quite rare as we don’t get many  tracks  like this one.

Grallator is an ichnogenus (form taxon based on footprints)( and is thought to be the Coelophysis Dinosaur or Raptor like ) which covers a common type of small, three-toed print made by a variety of bipedal theropod dinosaurs. Grallator-type footprints have been found in formations dating from the Late Triassic through to the early Cretaceous periods. They are found in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and China, but are most abundant on the east coast of North America. The name of the footprint is not the name of the Dinosaur, but was probably COELOPHYSIS Dinosaur !!!!

 

Grallator tracks were made by a theropod (carnivorous) dinosaur such as Coelophysis. These tracks have been well-developed claw impressions on two of the toes. This track has been  highlighted., The tracks are concave  footprints ( see diagram above to see how footprints are made and fossilized).

Also you see a picture that shows you Turkey Tracks in the snow  that I photographed 3 winters ago , does it look amazing that the dinosaur tracks look similar to the turkey or a dead ringer for the turkey tracks there’s only 200 million years separating them !!!!!!!!

 

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 10 x 11 x 1 in
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