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PTEROSAUR TOOTH (CRETACEOUS) - 95 million years old - Morocco

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TOOTH OF A PTEROSAUR
  
95 million years old
  

Kem Kem Basin, Taouz, Morocco
 

Fossil tooth of a pterosaur from rocks dating from the Cretaceous period in Morocco.
  
Pterosaurs (from the Greek meaning ‘wing lizard’) were flying reptiles that existed during most of the time of the dinosaurs and are the earliest vertebrates known to have evolved powered flight.
  
Their wings were formed by a membrane of skin, muscle and other tissue, stretching from the ankles to a dramatically lengthened fourth finger.
  
Presented in a glass-topped display box.
 
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Size: 2.5 centimetres (length of tooth)​​​​​​​  4 x 4 x 1.5 centimetres (size of box)
Weight: 15 grams (including box)


PRICE: £25.00