BHI Catalog:  Dinosaurs & Birds:  Theropods:  Gorgosaurus:  Gorgosaurus sp. Left Scapula with Pathology - Research Replica

  Gorgosaurus sp. Left Scapula with Pathology - Research Replica  (BHI #127639)
Gorgosaurus sp. Left Scapula with Pathology - Research Replica 
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The original fossil Gorgosaurus was discovered and collected by the Linster family from within a Maiasaura bone bed on their property.

The scapula was shattered probably due to a fall. Infection grew in the shattered bone that resulted in 'spongy bone', which caused the scapula to grow more than twice the diameter of its healthy counterpart; a chronic case of osteomyelitis. The infection would have persisted for years and was active until its death.

Available as an unpainted, unmounted cast suitable for scientific research or reference purposes. Note: some portions of the original fossil may have been scientifically restored.

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Age    Late Cretaceous [~75 MYA]
Locality    Two Medicine Formation, Teton County, Montana, USA
Credit    The original fossil is on display at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Notes    Photo represents what this cast may look like if finished for display. Custom painting and/ or mounting is available upon request, for an additional fee. Please contact us with your questions.
Size    ~30” l (76 cm)
Catalog PDF      BHIGR_Gorgosaurus.pdf - 1 MB  (requires Adobe Reader 5 or higher)

Price:  $600.00
 

Please contact us for an estimate on a delivery date. We do not keep this item stocked - it is created when an order has been placed. Delivery may be contingent upon BHI's or a BHI affiliate's production schedule.

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