Spinosaurus aegyptiacus - 6.6 cm

Spinosaurus aegyptiacus - 6.6 cm
Lower Cretaceous (112.9 to 93.9 million years) - Kem Kem basin, Taouz, Morocco

Spinosaurus (thorn lizard) lived in the Cretaceous period about 94 million years until in 113 North Africa.
With a body length of up to 18 meters and weighing up to 9 tons of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus was the largest predators in the world even bigger than its American cousin of the Tyrannosaurus Rex. According to the latest fossil finds show that the dinosaur was perfectly adapted to life in and around water.
The primeval predators lived like crocodiles and hippos on water. The mighty long snout with countless giant curved teeth was ideally designed for the kill its prey.

Characteristic are the eye-catching spinous processes of the vertebrae may have been linked to skin a sail like structure.
The first fossilized bones of this carnivore were found in 1912 in Egypt and described in 1915 by the German paleontologist Ernst Stromer von Reichenbach.

The tooth which is offered has a length of about 6.6 cm and a weight of 18.4 g. The tooth has a good structure and superficial was prepared professionally.
There is a large well-preserved copy.

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