Mosasaur Vertebral Column | Darwin and Wallace: A Nature & Fossil Store
Mosasaur Vertebral Column
Mosasaur Vertebral Column
Mosasaur Vertebral Column
Mosasaur Vertebral Column
Mosasaur Vertebral Column
Mosasaur Vertebral Column
Mosasaur Vertebral Column

Mosasaur Vertebral Column

-Size: 4&7/8"L x 2"W x 3"H

-Species: undetermined (possible genera include Mosasaurus, Platecarpus, Plioplatecarpus, Prognathodon, Tylosaurus)

-Notes: A nice example of a vertebral column from one of the world's most highly adapted ocean predators. Made even more famous now through the Jurassic World film series.
 
-Age: Cretaceous Period, 84-72 million years ago
 
-Location: Pierre Shale Formation, South Dakota, USA



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