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da f0ssZ called me Tuesday and said that he was thinking about fossil diving on Thursday, and I was down. We took the boat to a different part of the river today - one that we had not hit yet, and the rewards were great. The marl bottom was littered with teeth. I couldn't stop picking them up. I stumbled onto a near 5 inch megalodon tooth within about 15 minutes of the start of the dive. I kept looking at it because I didn't believe it, and I wanted to make sure it didn't bust in my bag. I swam along and found a massive counterpart to my first megalodon tooth. This one was huge - I thought it was 7 inches under water, but it ended up being a hair over 6. The front was badly worn, but hey, a 6 inch tooth is a 6 inch tooth, you know? I added it to my expanding haul. The rest of this dive and the most of the second was spent almost constantly picking up fossil shark's teeth. And df ended up having a killer day, too. What a blast! The river has been so productive lately, that I might see if I can get out there on Saturday, too. I can only imagine what prehistoric treasures await along the miles and miles of murky depths of my favorite river!
Location Colleton County, South Carolina, USA

Date Added6/10/2004

I found so many shark's teeth today that I had to climb a ladder to get them all in view of my camera for this photo. Along the bottom you can see a couple more fine squalodon teeth and horse teeth.

2 1/4" Angustidens Shark Tooth
2 1/4" Angustidens Shark Tooth
2 3/8" Mako Shark Tooth
2 3/8" Mako Shark Tooth





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