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The Birthday Wish

Time goes by so fast - it seems like only yesterday the weezling was born and I was wishing I could take him with me fossil hunting. In reality, he turned 9 yesterday so I actually could take him. Lucky for us the heavens opened up the night before and drenched the Lowcountry with fossil-eroding goodness.

Even though we've been hunting more often lately, its been tough to get into our favorite spot because everyone else is in the same boat as us - not enough good hunting spots to scratch the fossil hunting itch. The past two times, others were hunting the creek so we went somewhere else and let them have their turn to rack. Today, we got up at the crack of dawn and found the creek deserted. With video camera in hand we proceeded to hunt and find fossils such as shark teeth almost immediately. It really was the weezling's day - his rack was a lock. If ever toothing gods would smile on a hunter, it would be on their birthday. Smile they did on my boy - he picked up teeth by the handfuls at times and easily found all of the best teeth of the day. That's the way it should be.

Location Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA

ID3413
Memberdw
Date Added7/18/2009

Here are my finds from the weezling's birthday hunt.
Here are my finds from the last few hunts at this spot that I combined into one photo. Check out all the great whites in the upper left!
  

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Pleistocene Bonanza
Pleistocene Bonanza
More rain and more toothin
More rain and more toothin
Slim Pickens
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Comments
Happy Birthday Weezling!! - 7/18/2009
Reviewer : Govinn from Virginia United States
Total Rating : 10
Happy Birthday Weezling. Awesome report and video!! My son was born on 7/9/09 (trip report to come soon). I can't wait to take him with me and do something cool like this. Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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Hey, it's my birthday too! - 7/19/2009
Reviewer : Daryl from Maryland United States
Total Rating : No Rating
DW, my birthday is 7/18 too! I went collecting on the Potomac and hoped for that b'day tooth, but didn't find anything like a superhero. I enjoyed the sites, sounds, and fresh air!
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