-Size: 2&1/2" (along the curve)
-Species: Velociraptor mongoliensis
("Quick Thief of Mongolia")
-Notes: Cast in high-impact resin. Velociraptor, though smaller in reality than in the movies, is the main villain of the Jurassic Park film series. The first specimen of Velociraptor was discovered in 1923 on an expedition led by American Museum of Natural History explorer Roy Chapman Andrews, the man that would one day become the inspiration behind the film character Indiana Jones. Comes displayed in a glass-covered display box (5&1/2"L x 4&1/2"W x 7/8"H). Acrylic stand, not included.
-Age: Cretaceous Period, 75-71 million years ago
-Location: Djadochta Formation, Flaming Cliffs, Mongolia
-Size: 19"L x 16”W x 1&1/4”thick -Species: Archaeopteryx lithographica (though possibly reassigned to A. siemensii) -Notes: This beautifully cast replicated skeleton shows every detail of the original, now housed at the Natural History Museum of Berlin (giving it the moniker of “the Berlin Specimen”). This was the third specimen of Archaeopteryx discovered...
-Size: 10"L x 5"W x 6&3/4"H -Species: Allosaurus fragilis -Notes: Cast in high-impact resin. Comes with custom-made display base. -Age: Jurassic Period, 156-147 million years ago -Location: Morrison Formation, Wyoming, USA
-Size from hand from wrist to most extended claw: 15&1/2"L -Species: Allosaurus fragilis ("Fragile Different Lizard" - named so because upon first examination, the vertebrae were very "different" from those of any known dinosaur at the time, and "fragile" because of the lightening features of the vertebrae). -Notes: Cast in high-impact...