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A king-sized theropod coprolite

Karen Chin; Timothy T. Tokaryk; Gregory M. Erickson; Lewis C. Calk

Karen Chin, Timothy T. Tokaryk, Gregory M. Erickson, Lewis C. Calk (1998): A king-sized theropod coprolite. Nature 393: 680-682, DOI: 10.1038/31461

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