How Much Would You Pay For 3 Pounds Of Old Poo?

How Much Would You Pay For 3 Pounds Of Old Poo?

This is a discussion on How Much Would You Pay For 3 Pounds Of Old Poo? within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Dinosaur dung, also known as Jurassic-era coprolite, is being put up for auction by Bonhams New York. The excrement is expected to fetch $350 to ...

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    Question How Much Would You Pay For 3 Pounds Of Old Poo?

    Dinosaur dung, also known as Jurassic-era coprolite, is being put up for auction by Bonhams New York.

    The excrement is expected to fetch $350 to $450.

    It looks like a rock on the outside and a colorful mineral inside, but the three-pound red and white fossil is actually a pile of dinosaur feces, says Tom Lindgren, the auction house's consulting director of natural history.

    The fossilized number-two will be featured with other prehistoric items, including a 30,000-year-old woolly mammoth tusk, a 50,000-year-old skull and the jaws of a giant beaver.

    It's uncertain what, exactly, the dinosaur ate to create the dung, but it doesn't take a paleontologist (or a proctologist) to tell that the creature probably should have had more fiber in its diet.


    SOLD! For more than the expected amount.
    The dung sold to an Ohio businessman for $960.



    The stuff looks pretty doggone nice polished up as a gemstone though.



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    Oh poo! I missed the auction.
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    Oh Crap....I missed it too.
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    Some days I'd give that much for one pound of new poo.
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    I'll double the weight for half the price.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIXTO View Post
    I'll double the weight for half the price.

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    You guys are full of...it!
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    Why did I even put this thread on the forum?
    I can tell right now that this is going to be a winner of a loser.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QKShooter View Post
    Why did I even put this thread on the forum?
    I can tell right now that this is going to be a winner of a loser.

    It's already made me feel a lot better about how much I spent on a new gun.
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    I guess if ya take it to the range ya can sit around and shoot the coprolite
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    I get all the old poo I want in my yard already, of course its not T Rex poo, but poo is poo to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgrass101 View Post
    I get all the old poo I want in my yard already, of course its not T Rex poo, but poo is poo to me.
    Well, maybe you can bury it for a few hundred years, and later your descendants can cash in.

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    Dinosaur feces for $350?...I think that's just BS...
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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    Dinosaur feces for $350?...I think that's just BS...

    Actually, it sold for $960 and it's not BS it's DS.
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