The first vertebrate coprolite from the Upper Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark is described. The coprolite is 31 mm long, with a maximum diameter of 11 mm. Computed Tomography scanning of the specimen shows / revealed the internal structure to be tightly coiled, suggesting that the coprolite originates from a small shark with an estimated total length not exceeding 1.2 meters. Coprolites are normally found in abundance in marine deposits worldwide, so the lack of recorded findings from the Danish chalk probably reflects a collecting bias; collectors have simply failed to recognize them.
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