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7.6" Brachylophosaurus Fossil Metacarpal Cretaceous Dinosaur Judith River FM MT COA


Location: Judith River Formation, Hill County, Montana, USA (Private Land Origin) 

Weight: 1 Pound 3.7 Ounces (With Metal Stand)

Dimensions: 7.6 Inches Long, 3.7 Inches Wide, 1.1 Inches Thick (Metacarpal Fossil)

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Lived during the Late Cretaceous Age about 77 million years ago.

 Name: Brachylophosaurus

Type: Herbivore

Size: About 9 meters long.

Brachylophosaurus was a mid-sized member of the hadrosaurid family from the Judith River Formation of Montana and the Oldman Formation of Alberta, living about 76.5 million years ago. They reached an adult length of at least 9 meters and resulting in a weight of 7 metric tons and are notable for their bony crest, which forms a flat, paddle-like plate over the top of the skull. They have unusually long forelimbs and the beak of the upper jaw is wider than other contemporary hadrosaurs. They possessed features like cheeks to keep fodder in the mouth and these teeth could be used to chew efficiently, a feature rare among reptiles, but common among ornithischian dinosaurs like Brachylophosaurus.

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