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DUNKLEOSTEUS

DUNKLEOSTEUS

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Dunkleosteus was a huge (about 20 feet long and about one ton in weight) carnivorous fish that lived during the Devonian Period (380-360 million years ago throughout the world’s oceans of the time. With its large jaws and massive tooth plates, which are faithfully featured on our Dunkleosteus toy, it would have been a top predator in its habitat. History: Unlike most fossil fish, Dunkleosteus has become well known to the public through its appearances in films like Sea Monsters a Walking with Dinosaurs Trilogy and the television program River Monsters.

Scientific Name: Dunkleosteus, named for the late David Dunkle, a well-known paleontologist, and curator of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, which has some of the best collections of Dunkleosteus in the world.

Characteristics: Dunkleosteus belonged to a group of extinct primitive fish called placoderms.

Measures: 7"x 1.5"

Non toxic and BPA FREE

 

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