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The world's longest dinosaur fossil dung auction price of $ 10,000

It s not clear what beast produced the sample (technically known as a coprolite) but it s expected that it will fetch between $ 8,000 and $ 10,000 when it goes under the hammer.

It is not clear fossil (jargon called coprolites) what kind of animal left. It is expected that its price shoot between 8 1000-10000 US dollars.

The clay-coloured sample is thought to date back to the Oligocence and Minocene Epochs, making it between 5.3 and 33.9 million years old.

This clay-colored specimens are considered from the Oligocene or Miocene, which is 5.3 to 33.9 million years ago.

. "This truly spectacular specimen is possibly the longest example of coprolite - fossilised dinosaur feces - ever to be offered at auction," reads the auction description from IM Chait "It boasts a wonderfully even, pale brown-yellow colouring and terrifically detailed texture to the heavily botryoidal surface across the whole of its immense length. "

"This eye-catching specimens may be the longest ever to be auctioned piece coprolites (feces of petrified dinosaur)," the auction description IMChait auction, wrote, "This very long grape-like fossils It has a light brown yellow look and a very subtle texture. "

For those of you who have never had to describe fossilized, possibly-dinosaur poo, botryoidal means globular and comes from the Greek word botrus meaning a bunch of grapes.

If you've never had this description may be dinosaur dung fossils, "botryoidal" meaning of the word is spherical. It comes from the Greek "botrus", meaning a bunch of grapes.

The specimen will be "presented in four sections, each with a heavy black marble custom base, an eye-watering 40-inches in length overall."

This specimen will be "divided into four parts on display, each will be placed on a custom black marble base, length 40 inches, remarkable."

Despite their innate weirdness, coprolites and paleofeces (fossilized human faeces) are rich sources of information for archaeologists and were alsoinvaluable at the time of their creation: dinosaur droppings provided the fertilizer necessary to keep those prehistoric jungles looking green and lush.

In addition to its own singular, coprolites and ancient fossils of human feces can provide a lot of information to archaeologists. In addition, they are also priceless in ancient times: prehistoric dinosaur dung is to make dense jungle growth fertilizer.

Coprolites have been used for everything from dating the timeline of certain species to proving the existence of cannibalism in ancient human cultures (thanks to the discovery of human proteins in unearthed paleofeces).

From year to determine the survival of the species found in ancient human cannibal practices (thanks unearthed ancient fossilized human faeces found in human proteins), coprolites usefulness is very extensive.

The 40-inch sample seen above will actually go on sale alongside five other stool-shaped specimens that to have come from a Miocene-era turtle, each of which is estimated to sell for $ 4,000 to $ 6,000.

40 inches above the specimen will and other five Miocene turtle-shaped stool specimens sold together, the price of which five specimens of 4 1000-6 one thousand US dollars each.