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SCHLEICH Dinosaurs Dunkleosteus Dinosaur Figure (14575)

SCHLEICH Dinosaurs Dunkleosteus Dinosaur Figure (14575)

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The Dunkleosteus was an armoured fish with a length of eight to ten metres, which was unusually large for the Devonian period. It was one of the first giants of the underwater world, together with the Titanichthys. The Dunkleosteus lived 130-150 million years before the first dinosaurs. It was a fearless hunter who could snap incredibly fast and ate large sharks, and even its own kind if no other prey was to be found. Fossils of fish, which were only half digested, have often been discovered alongside its skeleton. Scientists therefore believe that the armoured fish was not able to chew very well and swallowed it prey in large pieces. It was named after the palaeontologist David Dunkle. The word osteos is Greek for bone.

Fun Fact
Instead of teeth, the Dunkleosteus had long, sharp bony plates in its strong jaw.

- Premium Quality
- Motif: Dunkleosteus
- Moveable Lower Jaw
- Includes Booklet
- Scary Dinosaur Action Pose
- Highly Detailed
- Suitable for Ages Three or Above
- Great for Fun Playtime

Scientific Facts
- Scientific Name: Dunkleosteus
- Conservation Status: Extinct

Warning! Not Suitable for Children Under Three Years Due to Swallowable Small Parts, Choking Hazard.