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Falcarius utahensis Therizinosaur skeleton fossil cast

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Therizinosaur skeleton

Scientific Name: Falcarius utahensis

Location: Utah, USA

Cedar Mountain Formation

Early Cretaceous

Resin cast: Complete mount, $18,995 (we will beat any price!)

Resin cast unassembled: $10,950

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Therizinosaur Claw: Large cast (item #SH10)

Large Therizinosaur Claw Cast

This is a model of the record large and rare dinosaur claw of Therizinosaurus.

Cretaceous Khazakistan and Inner Mongolia.

Measures 14 inches along the curve.

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Therizinosaur Claw Extra Large Claw reconstruction cast

Therizinosaur Claw reconstruction with Removable Sheath

Scientific Name: Therizinosaurus cheloniformis.

Therizinosaurs (pronounced THAYrih-ZY-no-sores.)

Discovered in Mongolia

From the Nemegt Formation.

Late Cretaceous

This Therizinosaurus cheloniformis claw is the longest claw you will ever see! It measures almost 3ft! (35" along curve)

Though they were likely used to grasp and shear branches, Therizinosaur's claws made him look like the Freddy Krueger of the dinosaur world!

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Falcarius arm cast $495

Falcarius hand with base cast $295

Falcarius skull $325

Falcarius skull and neck cast $750



Therizinosaur hand claw cast 10,"

Therizinosaur hand claw

Nothronychus mckinleyi

This claw was discovered in Utah, USA in the Tropic Shale Formation.

Cretaceous

Measures 10" along the curve

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Therizinosaur nothronychus pes claw
Therizinosaur nothronychus pes claw

Scientific Name: Nothronychus mckinleyi Location: Catron County, New Mexico, USA Formation: Moreno Hill

Cretaceous

This foot claw measures 3.5"

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Taylor Made Fossils

This new discovery was described in the May 5th issue of Nature. It is the earliest and most primitive Therizinosauroid to this date, and the fact that it has been found in North America, not in Asia, is a surprise since until now most Therizinosaurs have been found there.

Falcarius utahensis has uniquely primitive features for this group. Its femur was longer than its tibia, which is not the case in more derived therizionsaurs that have the inverse condition. This points to a quicker locomotion and Dr. James Kirkland et al. believe that it shows that the animal had an omnivorus diet, instead of the vegetarian diet proposed for later therizinosaurs. Also the pelvis is only slightly widened, an adaptation necessary to accommodate the longer gut needed to extract nutrients from plants. The tail which is reduced in most therizinosaurs is very long in this species and the hands do not have the extremely long claws seen in Therizinosaurus.

The bonebed believed to contain more than 1 million bones of this animal was discovered by Lawrence Walker, a commercial fossil collector. Realizing the importance of his find he took Dr. Kirkland to the site. Apparently the site contains the bones of babies, juveniles and adults, possibly even males and females.

References Kirkland J. I., Zanno L. E., Sampson S. D., Clark J. M. & Beblieux D. D. (2005). A primitive therizinosauroid dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Utah. Nature, 434. Pp: 84-87.

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