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my dad's drought is over

My Dad, Brother and I took a trip to calvert cliffs from May 17th-20th. On the 17th the day started pretty slow and there seemed to be less teeth on the beach than usual. However I did find a nice mako which is 1.25 inches. My dad told me that he was going to walk down the beach and about 15 minutes later he is standing on one of the falls screaming something. I instantly knew that he found something nice and when I saw what he found I couldn't believe it. A 3.25 inch posterior meg! Just imagine how big the anterior tooth must have been. after that I foung a really cool vertebrae with deep bite marks. The next day we arrived at the beach at around 7:30AM. we all started walking the beach and didn't find anything great. While we were walking the beach we ran into another fossil collector named Bob. He was very nice and explained the layers of the cliffs. We started digging in one of the falls when Bob found a nice vertebrae which he gave to me,thanks, While digging I also found a small meg with a broken root. After digging for a while my Dad, Brother and I decided to head back to the hotel we were staying at. None of us found much that day. The next day was a great day. When we got to the beach we met a guy named Scott and another guy named Bob. Scott was digging in one of the falls so my Brother and I decided to join him. Before I started to dig I found a 1.75 inch lower mako in the water next to one of the falls. After that I started to dig. At first I wasn't finding much but then the teeth came more frequently. I knew I was in the right stuff. All of a sudden a really nice 2.75 inch anterior lower  meg plopped out, my trip was made. About an hour after that my Brother found a 1.75 inch meg. The pressure was lifted off of all three of us. The next day we only stayed at the beach for 2 hours. Nothing great was found that day but I did found a piece of a meg that was 3 inches that, if whole had to be atleast 4 inches. I also found a nice shark vertebrae. Overall we had a great trip. I would like to thank Scott and both  Bobs that we met. You guys really made the trip much more fun.
Location Calvert County, Maryland, USA

ID3374
Memberfossilboy
Date Added6/10/2009

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Comments
Nice report - 6/11/2009
Reviewer : Fat Boy from Maryland United States
Total Rating : 10
Looks like you guys had a great time. Congrats on your finds! Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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