|Yep, pretty boring|
|I think this mass used to be 8 separate vertebrae, based on the number of chevrons|
The bones, though mostly healed, show bone growth consistent with a long infection. As the tail was the primary means of locomotion/propulsion for mosasaurs, this injury must have been very painful for a very long time for this mosasaur.
|3 verts become one|
|Fused verts, and centra with vertical scars|