Giant Trilobite Fossil : Phacops : Eldredgeops Milleri

Yes; you can still find good things on eBay. I won’t tell you the remarkably affordable price I paid for this fossil, but it suffices to say, it’s probably one of the top five purchases of the past twelve months. It’s an absolutely gigantic and quite rare Phacops trilobite from the Devonian period. The trilobite […]

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The Infamous Inuit Oosik : Extinct Walrus Penis Bone

One of the most unusual and bizarre artifacts in the world is the “oosik”. Used for thousands of years as a weapon by the Inuit, the heavy, blunt club is made from the baculum of the giant arctic walrus. More specifically; the baculum is the fossilized penis bone of the walrus, who has been extinct […]

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