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This is a selection of some of the fossils previously sold by Dinoland Plus.

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MONSTER MOUNTED OPEN-MOUTH 21” MALE  ARCHAEOTHERIUM “ Terrible PIG”


Species: Archaeotherium mortoni

Species description: Largest Species of Entelodont and Largest Carivore Pig of all time. It was a relative of theungulates  and a cow- sized predator with large canines. They ate camels , oreodonts , brontotheres ,and horses on the Oligocene fields. It could also dig for roots and tubers. It had an elongated skull with long bony knobs beneath the eyes and on the lower jaws. It also had long spines on its thoracic vertebrae over the shoulders and a small brain,and often obtained lengths over 6 ‘. Its jaw could snap shut quickly and kill any animal during its time and was highly successful. It hunted in packs and could run off a huge hyaenodon.

Geological strata: Brule Formation White River Badlands

Geological period: Oligocene Period 34- Miocene 20 MYA

Item location: Badlands of Western South Dakota ,Shannon County

Item rating and description: 12 –  Monster Open Mouth Beautiful Terrible Pig  Highly Original  Archaeotherium It is a Very Good quality Piece   for a species that doesn’ t get much bigger . IT was so so highly  publized in BBC Walking with Prehistoric Beasts. This is simply amazing.  The quality is the very good. It has some restore on top and a little in the “ears ? However , the prep job is so good it shows better than all the others except the perfect pig I own. The restore done was just phenomenal   IT is a complete skull 14” wide plus a male which makes it bigger than life .This is for only top collectors who want an item you can’t get anywhere. The teeth are top quality with all original teeth .  The canines are 2.5 inches long also. As with the Lee Pig I’ll keep it for now unless you make a super offer .  You just don’t see them open mouth much and I love these pigs . They terrorized the west for 15 Million years. You can make me an offer but I’ll probably refuse .

 

 


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Extra Fine Largest Dinictis Skull 8.5" of Old Collection of Saber-cats

Species: Beautiful Large Dinictis squalidens Saber-Cat Skull

Species description: The long-legged dinictis with razor-sharp sabers was the smallest and the earliest saber-tooth cat that roamed North America beginning in the Eocene Period 45 MYA -23 MYA. They stood at least 2 ft tall with cheetah-like habits and diet, and were solitary predators hunting an abundant food supply of grazing ungulates including camels and oreodonts. Using their highly developed saber-teeth they would likely sever the blood supply in the neck of their prey in the initial attack.

Geological strata: Orella Member Brule Formation

Geological period: 40-23.5 MYA

Item location: Sioux County, Nebraska Albert Ming Ranch

Item rating and description: 12 + Unbelieveable Rare Largest Dinictis Saber-Tooth cat Skull at 8.5" (of collections largest) which was found over 20 years ago. Dinictis saber cats were normally 6-7.5" skulls but this is one of biggest ever found. It has beautiful original long sabers over 2.2 inches along. Also the top of skull is really super with over 80% original and some restoration on zygo arches, little on saggital crest and front upper. The lower jaws are totally real bone from another saber-cat with all real teeth . The teeth are at least 85% original. It fit perfectly and has similar color. The uppers have only the small incisors not original. This is a top of the line skull with a small indention on top of skull. It also has restored lower jaw and extra restored teeth so you can move without fear of breakage. This is for top collectors and the largest and a very good skull. IT comes with a large pretty display base and is very secure on its stand . This is a chance to get a full large skull at an economical price less than a 6" skull of the same animal that I carry . This is a prize piece for all you saber-cat lovers.

 

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Beautiful TOP of-LINE Almost Perfect  Hoplophoneus Saber Cat ( known as the  Mini Smilodon)

Species:  Hoplophoneus  primaveus

Species description:  
 The long –legged Nimravid  saber-tooth cat (one of larger one)with razor –sharp sabers and the second earliest saber-tooth cat  that roamed North America beginning in the Oligocene Period 35 MYA -23 MYA .  These animals had a lot of physical characteristics  similar and exact
to  Smilodon including famous saber-guards and similar sabers while smaller . They stood at over 2 ft tall the size of a large bobcat, and were more of a group predator with a close knit families as  evidenced by  some  hoplos found together in death while overall very rare species hunting
an abundant food supply of grazing ungulates including camels  and oreodonts. Using their highly  developed saber-teeth they would likely sever the blood supply in the neck of their prey in the initial attack.

Geological strata:  White River  Formation

Geological Timeframe: 30-23 MYA

Item location :  Shannon County, SD

 

Item rating and description: 14   Gorgeous  98% Original  Hoplophoneus  Saber-Cat  Skull  7 ¼”long with 2.30” Sabers. This by far is the best Oligocene Cat Skull I ever had. It was found by a top paleontologist in 1997 and is virtually perfect . This is so good you can’t tell any restore at all and virtually there is none . In fact on one side and  total lower jaws it is flawless . The teeth are all original with one upper carnassials missing and replaced with a tooth cast ,but all incisors , both sabers , and all molars are original . This cat even amazed my prepper as they are never this complete . 98% original at least describes this cat and sabers 100% with even tips . You can’t even see the 2% at all –no paint . Even the incisors are all original teeth, with no repair . It’s the most beautiful cat you will ever find . The Bone quality is magnificent  .This cat is the most highly desired vertebrate fossil in the world due to its resemblance to Smilodon and old age. The upper skull was just outstanding as I saw it before prepped and had everything , and stood out as magnificient pure   shape and completeness including the entire saggital crest . It has lowers that maybe a silly millimeter in back of one had resto as small part of one zygo so it’s as close to perfection you will ever see . This is from a cat expert and regarded highly by him .  This is one I won’t mind keeping, but it can be yours. An animal this good should go for $12,000 as I’ve seen many sell for thru the years .I will not discount a pure beauty in nature. You rarely find them this big but here it is. I have more pics if you need it.
Prices to get these have risen as few are found anymore . You will never see one this good anywhere anytime including at this site . I just cant ever say enough about this cat . If not appreciated I will glad  keep it for my personal collection as I can’t do any better . Entire skull is so great you’ll be sorry if you go for a cheaper 80% skull . If you’re a top collector you need this also or someone who wants to start with simply the best you’ll ever see

 

 

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Beautiful Open Mouth  Early Rhino Oligocene  12” Skull 10.5” Agape

Species : Hyracodon (Running Rhino)nebrascensis

Species Description : Hyraodon is an extinct  First Rhinoceros on western plains of Oligocene pony sized which had a large skull for size of body.  It was a  herbivore and differed very little from early primitive horses . even though dentition resembled later  rhinos . I inhabited open forests and wooded stepps  and turned from Browsing foliage to grazing grass,. It was a relative to largest land mammal ever Paraceratherium  26 ft tall .

Geological Formation: White River Formation

Geological Period :32-26 MYA MYA

Item Location : Pennington County , S Dakota

Description  : 12++   Oligocene American Running  Rhino Hyracodon 12” Skull   . This skull is over 90 % original with all original teeth and only a small amount of restore on zygos and back of one lower jaw .  AS you can tell I love Oligocene and this is heavy and a top premium specimen , not to mention an open mouth . This is the first rhino and the only one I ever saw agape . It ran well and had no horns ,but did look like subhyracodon  except only a small protrusion hanging from eyes forward. It is really gorgeous all over the skull. Bone quality is top notch as well as teeth and love the color . The one in back is exceptional also. This is such an unusual piece its is so pleasing to the eye , and know you will love it . Open mouth rhino, you may not see another like this ever .

 

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Approaching 90% Original  Male  Young Adult ” TERRIBLE PIG”(Archaeotherium) Agape Complete SKULL-Top  Carnivore of its Time


Species: ARCHAEOTHERIUM MORTONI

Species description: Largest Species of Entelodont and Largest Carnivore Pig of all time. It was a relative of the ungulates  and a cow- sized predator with large canines. They ate camels , oreodonts , brontotheres ,and horses on the Oligocene fields. It could also dig for roots and tubers. It had an elongated skull with long bony knobs beneath the eyes and on the lower jaws. It also had long spines on its thoracic vertebrae over the shoulders and a small brain, and often obtained lengths over 8 ‘. Its jaw could snap shut quickly and kill any animal during its time and was highly successful. It hunted in packs and could run off a huge hyaenodon. One unnamed species lived during early Miocene .The early archs were a little smaller than later Oligocene archaeotheriums .

Geological strata: Brule Formation

Geological period: Oligocene Period 38-32 MYA

Item location: Badlands of Western South Dakota, Shannon County 25 Miles from Rapid City

Item rating and description : 12 +++ Rare  Premium Nature’s Finest Young Adult 17.5”Male Entelodont Terrible Pig Archaeotherium 11”  Agape Skull  found this year on a  South Dakota private ranch .  What a  beautiful specimen all professionally prepped with little restore . You just don’t get them this nice and natural . I love these carnivores as they were smart, resourceful , team killers on the West Plains of North America .This is the most sought after mammal now after all the BBC Prehistoric Beast immortalized publication tape, which comes with this beautiful creature.  This is a male  as these creatures showed sexual dimorphism  and cheeks of males  and young adults were larger  in size plus the outcroppings on the bottom jaw show a male . This was the most feared creature of the Oligocene Period with hyaenodons  .The quality details of this specimen is a mile long  with all original teeth except front small teeth and one tusk on upper and lower restored  so most  canines and all molars and premolars are to this pig. A small section on back of cranium only on one side plus minor restoration on backs of lower jaws was restored as the tips of the cheeks. The beautiful  color of skull - off white-cream  and original brown teeth that were coated for shine and protection is simply amazing . When have you ever saw one mounted free with jaws agape. Most all are in matrix due to strong possibility of breakage in prepping. This is an adult as all the teeth are adult and just emerged . . This animal probably dies due to a fight with another carnivore over food even though you can’t tell from the skull as the body must have been mortally injured maybe by a hyaenodon .  This is close in quality to one I saw in Denver in 2010, it sold no questions asked for $16,000 . This year’s show had no complete skulls so I have them all for the last few years as I am amazed by these  creatures . These animals made mince meat of the saber cats of the time. The values on these have skyrocketed due to rarity but you can have you pick with me . I kept this low for you as I paid almost this much for the animal so don’t let this one get away . 

 

 

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Large 8" Mesohippus Prehistoric Horse w/ Neck Vertebrae

Species: Mesohippus - Prehistoric horse

Species description: About the size of a greyhound with a body 4 ft long, 2 ft high at shoulder and larger than it's predecessor Eohippus, which was only 15" high so this is a large horse at his time 33 MYA and also had 3 toed feet front and behind. It looked like a modern horse except a lot smaller as adult.

Geological strata: Brule formation

Geological period: Oligocene 33-23 MYA

Item location: Chaldron, Nebraska

Item description and rating: 12+++ This offering is one-of-a kind. It is the most complete skull of a Mesohippus that you will ever find. It is 8" long and has some neck vertebrae attached. Except for a couple small areas it has all bone and beautifully prepped my myself and finder. This was found by a person in the 1950's and became available to me so this is the first time offered to the public. The color is perfect, bone exceptional and form ideal. This is an large sized adult animal and a fantastic representation of the species. I've seen these animals in worse condition go for $3500-$4000 at auction so grab this one up before it's gone. This comes with beautiful case for display or transportation.

 

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X-Large Top Premium  TRICERATOPS 29” x 11” x 5” Thick   SHOULDER BLADE (Scapula)-FOR TRIKE Nuts Everywhere

Species: Triceratops horridus

Species description : Large many ton dinosaur with 2 brow horns reaching 40” long  and a nose horn and quite capable of defending off TREX .

Period: Cretaceous Period 70-66.5MYA

Geologic strata: Hell Creek Formation

Location:  Buffalo , S DAKOTA   

Item description and rating:  12 +++  Large 29” Triceratops Scapula from My Favorite Dinosaur Close to  Some Famous TREX discoveries s. These are impossible to find anymore , and its my first Trike Scapula . This is large , wide , and heavy and is complete . It’s at least 98% original with only one break at the arm connection point , however it was glued back on and only  a small amount of restore in this area occurred . Even the edges are original through most of it. Its a real treat and displays well on either side and you can buy a wooden  display  for only an extra $69 . IT is also an underground find with a beautiful brown color and so thick . I was so happy to see this as I got it 1 year ago but so busy on so many bones it had to wait . Well it was worth the wait as you can see from the pictures . On ebay I saw a Hadrosaur Tibia for $3300 so I decided to make one of you very happy with this price as these are so rare . You will not find another for sale so don’t waste time or it will be gone

 

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Only –One- Known   Beautiful & Perfect  Complete Baby Pachycephalosaur  SKULL DOME

    
Species: Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis

Species decription: 15' long giant among bonehead dinosaurs with a thick 10", high-domed skull which denotes head-butting habit between rival males and last member to exist before the extinction event- mostly known from skulls .

Geologic strata:  Hell Creek Formation

Geologic Period: Late Cretaceous 70-66.5 MYA

Location: Private ranch at  Harding County  Close to Buffalo  , S Dakota  

Item Description and rating: 12  Unbelievable Only-One –Known Baby Complete Perfect  Pachy Skull   Dome  3 ¾” Long and 3 “ Wide .  The bone quality with all the ungulations  are simply GREAT . The bottom is even more amazing to look at  as the top is pristine and smooth with a few grooves , and structure is just so awesome words can’t really describe it . No restoration of any kind or repairs as found in a whole piece which is truly amazing also . This exhibits bone patterns  throughout while being an underground find  being in x-nice condition . I doubt you will ever  even see a piece like this again , and I expect to sell it fast . Im a packy nut and have two larger domes also for sale . It has multiple lighter colors and it looks just like the day it died .The underside has detail of brain –like fissures which are so cool and mind-blogging to see this special piece.  It is a thing of beauty and for top collectors who want one without paying super high price for these. This was appraised at an auction house at $3500 , and since Ive never seen another one of a baby its difficult to price . Remember this is complete –small but can’t be found anywhere else . You will never get a whole one for this kind of price. This was found close where 3 TREXes were found so this may have been a meal for one of them.  IT comes with a nice display and as an investment will only grow as maybe no others exist in private collections.

 

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X-Large Rarest of Rare Allosaurus 95% original 6" Hand Claw

Species: Allosaurus fragilis

Species description: Largest Therapod Meat Eating Jurassic dinosaur ever often reaching up to 35 ft long Of as long as a bus. Its large skull with movable joints in the skull allowed it to bite huge bites to devour its prey which included the largest of sauropods often reaching over 70 ft long. It did hunt in groups and was probably the greatest predator that ever lived even greater than TREX. It had a S-shaped bulldog neck and each powerful arm having 3 clawed fings and one large one only. These did not rejuvenate as teeth did. It weighed 2 tons at least . Allosaurus hands were way bigger than TREX.

Geological strata: Morrison Formation

Geological period: Late Jurassic 172-140 MYA

Item location: Buckshot Quarry, Buckshot Subdivision, Moffat County, Colorado Found by Robert Witherell in 1995

Item description and rating: 12 ++++ ++++ Unbelieveable X- Rare Large Allosaurus Hand Claw. 95% original. This Great claw was only recently prepped after being found over 14 years ago, and is so beautiful and almost perfect. This is the best quality claw of 6 allosaurus claws I had this year and no one now has any allosaurus claws for sale anywhere and this is my 6th this year. I have another also. This is only for top collectors who want to have a large rare claw. It truly is so nice it is a dream come true for me and now for you. Again as a few other items, If not sold I will gladly keep it. I only ever had one better than 85% before. One side only on tip for ½ has some small restore while other side is perfect. The ½ tip and one small ½ inch section on same side in middle keeps it from being totally original . The other side while no restore does have some wear towards back of claw. Even the greatest eye cannot detect the restored areas as only surface area is affected not thru the width of the claw -as it is all there . No reason to say anything else except a recent one that was 6.5 inches long with 2.5" of tip restored on both sides went for $6000 at auction just in case you don’t know values. This claw should get $8500 but you can get it for less per inch than a TREX which goes for $1300 and who ever saw a TREX hand claw over 5 inches. Under one thousand per inch again. Whoever purchases this will have a copy of one selling with 35% restored for $6000.

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Gorgeous Beige Monster Rare  Allosaurus Hand Claw 8”

 

Species: Allosaurus fragilis

Species description:  Largest Therapod Meat Eating  Jurassic dinosaur  ever often reaching up to 35 ft long - as long as a bus . Its large skull with movable joints in the skull allowed it to bite huge bites to devour its prey which included the largest of sauropods often reaching over 70 ft long .It did hunt in groups and was probably the greatest predator that ever lived even greater than TREX. It had a  S-shaped bulldog neck and each powerful arm having 3 clawed fingers and one large one only . These did not rejuvenate as teeth did . It weighed 2 tons at least . Allosaurus hands were way bigger than TREX .

Geological strata: Morrison Formation

Geological period: Late Jurassic 172-140MYA

Item Location : WASHASKIE COUNTY, WYOMING

Item description and rating:  12 ++++ ++++Unbelieveable  X- Rare Monster Allosaurus  8 ” Beautifully Colored Hand Claw. This is the giant claw on one hand , as each beast only had two large claws and this is one of them . This is the only 2nd one I ever had this size from this digit location. Its  so beautiful and large no words really can truly explain this claw. No one now has an allosaurus claw for sale and this is my first in 3 years .Its highly original with the entire claw except for a portion of the tip  a masterpiece  in nature . The tip has some restoration,however, you will never see it .The color os highly unusual and only this area is known for this . The area does of other colors also depending on the matrix area removed from , It was beautifully prepped . Few people in the world own any claws of an allosaurus  let alone a claw this size, color,and quality.ll This is only for top collectors who want to have a huge  large hand  claws. Now and then foot claws are found but these come along  once in a lifetime for you . It truly is so nice it is a dream come true for me and now for you. It also comes with a beauty of a display for you to mount it  . Again as a few other items. If not sold I will gladly keep it. In fact I really have little desire to sell it. A few years ago I saw where a highly restored claw 6 inches long went for $6000 at auction but this is 8”  is underpriced at 

 

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Extremely Rare Beautiful STYGIMOLOCH SPIKE 2  HEAD CLUSTER SPIKES 2.5” x 2.5” From Wyoming Lance Creek (part of  SKULL)  


Species: Stygimolock  (demon from the Styx –greek river of death)

Species decription: 15' long giant among bonehead dinosaurs with a thick 10", high-domed skull which denotes head-butting habit between rival males and last member to exist before the extinction event- mostly known from skulls . It had clusters of spikes on back of head in which acentral horn is surrounded by 2-3 smaller hornlets and a smaller narrow dome compared to packycephasaurus  Dracorex just discovered is similar  but had shoter hornlets .

Geologic strata:  Lance Creek  Formation

Geologic Period: Late Cretaceous 70-66.5 MYA

Location: Weston County , Wyoming  

Item Description and rating: 12  Unbelievable Rare Two Skull Spikes or Nodes of the Rare Stygimolock Pachycephalasaurus dinosaur. This is unheard of as I have had only one other crest that was not in good shape like this that sold for thousands of dollars . The bone quality is so fine on this with only crack fills . The depth,, bone quality, and structure are simply amazing. Crack fills  occurred with no restore at all . These spikes were in back of the skull  and is from the weirdest more awesome looking dinosaur that ever lived as its demon name implies.  This dinosaur was just found in the 90’s   and this exhibits bone patterns  throughout while being a underground find  being in excellent  condition .I doubt you will ever have the opportunity to buy at a great price this piece . It has dark colors and is all bone and not highly mineralized but had all the important parts .Anyone  who wants one without paying super high prices  as only a few are ever found and only my second in 10 years . Here are pictures and price is actually very low. I really don’t need to tell you what a super price this is.
This is small but very valuable as no one has these for sale anywhere so if you love packys like I do here it is .

 

 

 

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Beautiful X-Fine X-Large 33" Triceratops Squamosal Frill Section

Species: Triceratops horridus

Species description: Large 11 ton herbivore with frill around 6.5 ft head and 1 nose horn with 2 Brow Horns off frill.

Period: Cretaceous Period 70-66.5 MYA

Geologic strata: Hell Creek formation

Location: Buffalo, S. Dakota

Item description and rating: 12 Super Huge - Wide Beautiful 33" Triceratops Squamosal found by a top dinosaur hunter who found the TREX STAN. Imagine an animal this big that has one bone frill 33" inches long This piece is extremely nice showing all the ungulations and frill markings just as though the animal lived yesterday. It is super in color-brown , shape, length, curvature and bone quality texture. The bone quality and color is second to none Ive ever seen. IT is so beautiful and the most top notch bone I ever had. It was not broken in nature but due to small area that was not aligned it was removed and placed where the bone was aligned perfectly thru a delicate operation. This is the biggest Frill piece I ever had . The last back incomplete frill sold for $1400 not even ½ as nice as this one. Wow what a piece so only top collectors need apply for this one. It is very stable and should never break.

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