Fossilised Holzmaden Crocodile

Species: Steneosaurus bollensis
Location: Holzmaden, Germany
Age: 195 million years (Jurassic)
Size: H180cm W320cm
Price: P.O.A.
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This giant fossilised crocodile currently takes up a whole wall in our Pimlico Road gallery. This specimen was found in the Holzmaden Shale, Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany, which is world-renowned for the exceptional preservation of its fossils. Museum-quality detail is even present in the matrix surrounding the crocodile, where beautiful ammonites can be seen. The preservation of this piece is quite simply the best we’ve ever seen.

 

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