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A selection of dinosaur claws for collectors

Dinosaur claws are very impressive fossils. They are very popular amongst fossil collectors for their beauty, their rarity and their impressive size. Indeed a Raptor killing claw is one of the most striking fossils you can find. Same for a T rex clawSpinosaurus claws are also very large and make a masterpiece in any fossil collections. On this page, you will find our selection or rare dinosaur claws currently available online from reputable suppliers. We start our selection by the rarest claw fossils and then we end them by more common items. If you collect these impressive "dinosaur nails", you are on the right place.



Raptor killing claw available

Velociraptor claws are large and sharp. They were used to instantly kill their prey.  Raptor killing claws are rather rare to find and well-preserved museum-quality raptor claws will reach a very high value on the market. 

Real Raptor killing claw
An impressive example of Raptor killing claw fossil

How much is a real velociraptor claw?

Well you can find some raptor claws from $160 for common Dromaeosaur claws to $5,000 for the largest and most beautiful Velociraptor claws. The largest and finest claws command the highest rates. In our selection, we start by the rarest fossils and end it by the most common claws. 

Find some velociraptor and utahraptor claws

Utahraptor is the largest known dinosaur of the raptor family to date. With an adult size of about 25 feet from head to tail and a weight comparable to that of the average theropod (between 1000 and 2000 pounds), Utahraptor was much more threatening and dangerous than its relative relatives such as the Deinonychus (which weighed about 200 pounds) and the Velociraptor (which weighed 30 pounds at the most). You will find in our selection some interesting Velociraptor and Utahraptor claws for your collection.

How big is a Velociraptor claw?

Velociraptor claw size varies by species and age. The record size of a velociraptor claw is 6.6 centimeters (2.5 in) on a fossil found in Mongolia by a team of American paleontologists. Most of the dinosaur claws you will find on this page are between 3 and 5 centimeters.

Velociraptor large claw 

A rare 4.5 cm Velociraptor claw

How much is a T. rex claw? 

T Rex claws can be found at different rates on the market. A small T-Rex claw will cost you a minimum of $1,000 and the best preserved and longest T-Rex claws (they can measure up to four inches) can reach a sum of $10,000. They are less frequently offered on the market than the more common raptor or spinosaur claws. And the worldwide popularity of the T-Rex means that there are a lot of bidders on each T Rex claw. 

T-Rex claw
An example of a very large T-Rex claw

Why did Velociraptor tap their claw ?

Everyone remembers this mythical scene from the movie Jurassic Park in which the Velociraptor taps its claw on the ground. If this scene is striking, there is little chance that it is scientifically true. Besides, velociraptors did not use their claws to disembowel and kill their prey but rather to capture and immobilize them and kill them with their mouth (as eagles do today)

Spinosaurus claws for fossil collections

The hand claws of Spinosaurus dinosaurs are amongst the most impressive fossils you can ever found. Some monstrous Spinosaurus hand claws can easily reach 6-3/4" (about 171mm). They are found in various countries including Morocco and Egypt. You will find here a nice selection of Spinosaurus claws from various species like Spinosaurus aegyptiacus or Spinosaurus maroccanus for example. 

Large dinosaur claw
Spinosaurus claws are very large and easy to find in our selection above.

Giant Ground Sloth claws

Giant Ground Sloths are one of the largest mammals known to have existed. Species like Megatherium americanum lived in South America from the early Pliocene to the end of Pleistocene. Giant ground sloth claws are very impressive fossils for their size. Their curved claws were used to dig tunnels and to defend themselves from other individuals or predators. You will find on this page several interesting giand ground sloth claws, sourced from serious suppliers.