The Not-Bezoar Collection

A collection of coprolites to wear, to bring you joy, and to maybe gross out friends and coworkers ;)

I named this collection in honor of one of Mary Annings many contributions to paleontology. Mary and other fossil hunters were finding strange spiral shaped fossils near icthyosaur fossils and even inside their abdomens. It was thought that they were bezoar stones, stones that the animal had ingested purposefully to help with digestion. Mary wasn't convinced and started cracking them open to find bits of broken bones and scales inside. Her work helped to properly identify the objects as fossil feces or coprolites, not bezoar stones. This was in the 1820s folks, she was an incredible woman!