Cast, Pseudodontornis Jaw Bone

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Circa 1995
A cast of a piece of jaw bone from a Pseudodontornis stirtoni (false toothed bird). The cast is coloured brown and grey and small sections of the bony, undulating teeth-like structures along the margin of the jaw (often termed 'false teeth') are clearly visible on both sides.
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Production date
Circa 1995
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This cast was originally made for display in Taranaki Museum in the mid 1990s from the fossilized remains found at Motunau Beach, Canterbury.
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