A stunning example of an ichthyosaur coprolite fossil from the world-famous Jurassic Coast beach of Lyme Regis, Dorset UK.
The coprolite measures 24 mm (0.95 inches) across. It represents the poo of an ichthyosaur (or possibly a large fish) and includes remains of the diet of the animal. It has a nice light brown colour and has been naturally polished on one side by the sea. These iconic fossils made Lyme Regis and the Jurassic Coast famous. They were first found by pioneering Victorian fossils hunters like Mary Anning. Material like this from the Jurassic Coast is very sought after.
Around 198 million years old (Sinemurian, Early Jurassic), this fossil would make a wonderful addition to any collection.