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EXTINCTIONS CHOICE - Hadrosaur Egg w/Eggshell
Stock Number  DSEHS719

Name:    Dendroolithus (Hadrosaur Egg)
Age:  Cretaceous
Formation:  Kaoguo Formation
Location:  Xixia Basin, Henan Province, China
Size:  Egg is over 6 inches across!

This REAL fossilized egg is from a Hadrosaur dinosaur. Most ''duck-billed'' dinosaurs laid their eggs in nests of a dozen or more eggs. Usually, hatching and scavenging damaged the nests, obliterating any trace of the eggs that remained. Occasionally, some eggs survived predators and the elements, and eventually became fossils. Because of their delicate nature, intact eggs are very rare in the fossil record. Dinosaur eggs that retain their original shape and eggshell are some of the most collectible fossils in the world.

This is a very nice dinosaur egg from the Cretaceous Period of China. This Hadrosaur egg has been microscopically-prepared with an air-abrasive machine in the EXTINCTIONS Preparation Lab to reveal the fine detail of the eggshell. The eggshell covers most of the surface of the egg. The large egg is inflated and 3-D and sits on a natural pedestal of matrix. The overall ''egg'' shape is quite nice. This is a large, collectible example of a Hadrosaur dinosaur egg.

A Certificate of Authenticity from EXTINCTIONS is included with this specimen.

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