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A new, unbelievably rich spot

thA duDe and I had some difficulty deciding where to go today. You see, for the first time in our toothin history, we had more than one new spot to check out. One I found out about, and one thA duDe found. We decided on duDe's place because he said it had Chandler Bridge, and the presence of that layer is a huge bonus because of the pristine angustidens teeth that can be found. We arrived, and even though the weather called for rain, it hadn't started yet. We excitedly made our way down into the pond, and instinctively, we both made a bee line for the Wando formation. It was THICK and just falling out of the wall. After about 10 minutes of digging, I decided that since this was my first time here, I should scope the joint. I'm glad I did, too, because I was in for the most fun I'd ever had toothin. I couldn't take a step without finding a tooth. After about 20 minutes, duDe followed my lead and started walking, too. We met up a couple times, and we both ageed. This was the best spot we'd ever been to. Yes, even better than the Forbidden pond. About 2 hours after arrival, we found ourselves back at my truck to empty our pockets. It had gotten to the point where our pockets were so full that when we would bend down to pick up a tooth, several teeth would fall out of out pockets. That's not good, so we had to make room. Plus we needed a fresh coat of bug spray. The mosquitos were out in force. By the time we had to leave, we had both filled our pockets again. And we hadn't dug anywhere besides a stretch of wall about 10 feet long right where we parked. Neither of us could believe our good fortune. We ended up naming the place "Candyland" because it was so fantastic. Why does next saturday have to be so far away?

Location Charleston County, South Carolina, USA

ID157
Memberdw
Date Added11/16/2002

This is the haul of teeth I found today. I've never found this many before. When I laid them all out, they covered a whole bath towel. There are three 1 foot rulers at the bottom of the picture, believe it or not. Today was such a bag filler!
This is a photo of some of the nicer teeth that I found today that don't have thumbnails, but are still really pretty. Check out those angustidens! Just gorgeous!
  

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2 1/4" Auriculatus Shark Tooth
2 1/4" Auriculatus Shark Tooth
1 1/2" Oligocene Parotodus Tooth
1 1/2" Oligocene Parotodus Tooth
2 3/16" Angustidens Shark tooth
2 3/16" Angustidens Shark tooth
1 5/8" Great white shark tooth
1 5/8" Great white shark tooth
1 1/8" Extant Tiger Shark tooth
1 1/8" Extant Tiger Shark tooth
2 5/8" Crocodile tooth
2 5/8" Crocodile tooth
1 1/2" Squalodon Incisor
1 1/2" Squalodon Incisor
  

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