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Fossil Stingray Dermal Scute   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray

Nice specimen.

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4 " Ray Dermal Scute from Aurora   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray
All i have to say about this is WOW!!!!...
Beautiful Ray Plate   Craven County, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray
This is the best ray plate I found.  ...
Ray "Poison Sack"   North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray

Here's another jumbo ray fossil. I'd love to know how big these rays were.

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Ray "Poison Sack"   North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray

This is a huge example of what people call a "poison sack" from a jumbo ray. I found this in N. Carolina.

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Ray Plate   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray
I had stopped to take a ground shot of a broken Angy sticking out of some fallen formation. When I turned around to put my camera back into my bag, I found myself face-to-face with one of the finds of the day. ...
3/4" Ray Scute   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Unidentified - Ray
This is the first one of these I had ever found. Oddly, M4 found an identical one that was slightly smaller, just downstream from this one....
Ray Spine Tail Bone   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray
This is the bone in a stingray's tail against which the spine rests....
3" ray plate   Colleton County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray
A complete plate, but something wierd was going on there with the erosion. Could have been a bunch of clams, or maybe a cavity??...
Stingray Tooth plate   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Ray
This is a Sting Ray Tooth Plate. Sting Rays are close relatives of Sharks, but they have a whole different routine when it comes to eating. They feast mainly on crabs and shellfish, so instead of ripping and tearing when they eat, they crush their prey against these hard plates. These are usually broken in strips, so I only have a few of these. It has a remarkable texture to the touch....
  

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