“Approach, approach, ingenuous youth, And learn this fundamental truth: The noble science of Geology is founded firmly in Coprology” P.B. Dunacn quoted in BUCKLAND, F. 1883 Coprolites, from the Greek “kopros” and “litos” (or dung-stone), can be regarded as a variety of ichnofossils (trace fossils), defined more precisely as fossilized, large biodepositional structures, documenting the [...]
... your preschooler brings this play-doh sculpture home and you think, "That's a remarkably good left clavicle!"Seriously, though. It's got a bulbous medial end, a tube-shaped shaft, and a flattened, anteriorly-projecting lateral end. It's creepy how much it looks like a clavicle. Is this the osteological version of pareidolia?