British Dinosaur (Hypsilophodon) Vertebrae With Ossified Tendons

 
 

This is a very special fossil from the Isle of Wight in England. It's is a vertebrae of Hypsilophodon foxii with fossilized tendons.

Comes with a riker mount display case.



Hypsilophodon is an ornithischian dinosaur genus from the Early Cretaceous period of England.
The first remains of Hypsilophodon were found in 1849; the type species, Hypsilophodon foxii, was named in 1869. Abundant fossil discoveries were made on the Isle of Wight, giving a good impression of the build of the species. It was a small bipedal animal with an herbivorous or possibly omnivorous diet. Hypsilophodon reached up to 1.8 metres (5.9 ft) in length, weighed about 20 kg (45 lbs), and was an agile runner. It had a pointed head equipped with a sharp beak used to bite off plant material, much like modern day parrots.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Hypsilophodon foxii
LOCATION
Brook Bay, Isle of Wight, England
FORMATION
Wealdon Clay, Wessex Formation
SIZE
1.2" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#62845
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