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I love Rain!

The past month or so we have been pounded with heavy rain storms and we all know what that means....  I have 2 spots I check for teeth after every rain storm.  The first spot I stopped at just after one of those heavy rains and I didnt have my boots, but im greedy so I went for a walk in the mud with my good shoes on.  It was worth it, because I found a couple nice Ptychodus teeth, and a Mossasaur tooth, but the tip was broke off   The next day after the Texas heat dried out the ground I hit my favorite spot.  Only problem is that someone hit it the weekend before and found a bunch of nice teeth. but the rains had fallen since and I figured I'd give it a shot.  I think the temp was around 97 degrees that afternoon and I was roasting.  I stumbled up a mound and there it was, a Cretoxyrhina Mantelli tooth, just displayed on edge, and I could have kicked myself because It would have been a great ground shot, but no camera. It turned out to be 1.25 inches slant, but the tip had feeding damage.  I found a few nice Ptychodus, most still in the matrix. 
Location Dallas County, Texas, USA

ID2820
Memberjax
Date Added5/22/2008

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C. mantelli - 5/22/2008
Reviewer : Martijn from Norway
Total Rating : 9.333
Great trip! And great C. mantelli! Content Quality : 9 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 9 of 10
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There can never be enough rain..... - 5/23/2008
Reviewer : Synechodus from
Total Rating : 9.333
......only, it should be dry while collecting. Nice pics and trip report, but next time bring your camera! :-) JK, thanks for the trip report, Jax, triggerd some nice memories... Content Quality : 9 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 9 of 10
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got to love the rain - 5/28/2008
Reviewer : sharkdentist from
Total Rating : 9.333
nice teeth the rain always helps Content Quality : 9 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 9 of 10
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