Lot ALF1

Atractosteus Lapidosteus fish



Green River, Wyoming, USA




91 x 60 x 5 cm


48-53 million years




26 g

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Journey into the Past: Exceptional Armored Pike Fossil — An Exquisite Relic for Interior Elegance and Collection

Introduce a captivating piece of natural history into your living space with our exclusive Armored Pike Fossil—an extraordinary relic from the Cretaceous period, a time when tyrannosauruses and triceratops roamed the Earth. This remarkable fish, a survivor of the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction, shares its lineage with the shelled pikes still thriving in North American reservoirs today. Discover the allure of a creature that once navigated the waters during the Eocene epoch, approximately 50 million years ago.

Key Features:

  • Prehistoric Legacy: Immerse yourself in the ancient world as you marvel at the perfectly preserved remains of the Armored Pike, a testament to its survival through epochs and a unique window into the evolutionary history of aquatic life.
  • Durable Rhombic Scales: The muscular body of the fish is adorned with large, hard rhombic scales, providing it with formidable protection against predators. This armor sets the Armored Pike apart and showcases the ingenuity of nature’s design.
  • Impressed Size: This captivating fossilized pike, measuring 91 by 60 cm, fits seamlessly onto a tile, making it a versatile and striking addition to any office or living room.
  • Bone Shields and Elongated Jaws: The head of the Armored Pike is adorned with bone shields, and its elongated jaws boast an array of small teeth, offering a fascinating glimpse into the adaptation strategies that allowed it to thrive in its prehistoric environment.

Embrace the intrigue of the past by adorning your space with the Armored Pike Fossil. Whether you are an avid collector or simply appreciate the wonders of ancient life, this distinctive piece promises to be a conversation starter and a testament to the enduring legacy of Earth’s fascinating inhabitants. Secure your own piece of natural history and let the Armored Pike Fossil become a unique focal point that transcends time and captivates the imagination.

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