Last week’s Fossil Friday specimen was, as I’m sure all of you could see, little more than a humble jaw. The question, of course, is whose jaw was it? Let’s take a look at the full picture:

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This week in Fossil Friday, I have a specimen from a species that is part of an interesting story, although sadly my photo quality is rather poor.

The fragments from which this specimen was reconstructed were found in Italy, and I think that, with all the hard work I did obscuring the text in the photograph, that is all I’m giving you by way of clues this week. What is it? The first person to guess right wins bragging rights for the week!

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This week in Fossil Friday I have a specimen I’m particularly pleased to show you. It’s the holiday season—consider it a gift!

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Here’s another look at our specimen from last Friday, this time with scale and all:

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This week on Fossil Friday, we have another specimen from the wonderful collection of Dan Phelps. I’ve cropped the photo to make guessing a little more interesting, but I promise I haven’t done too much to throw you off.

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