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Racking is the beginning of all achievements.

I took a road trip with the great Alopias Ali to the holy toothing grounds of Aurora. I knew this was going to be a good trip after seeing T$’s and Da f0ssz’s fine rack last week. I had previously talked to T$ the night before going in the pit. T$’s last words of advice for hunting at Aurora was “hunt in the shells.” There were shells everywhere and I even picked up a few.  I just looked down the whole time and picked up teeth everywhere I walked! I could not believe how many teeth there were laying out fully exposed. This place is a gold mine. On the way out I picked up a neat looking tooth and it turned out to be a rare parotodus benedini!

Location Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA

ID2413
MemberBruce Leetensis
Date Added10/17/2007

The good stuff.
A mix of good and broken shark teeth.
The shells and various other fossils.
Teeth were laying out like this everywhere.
Yorktown formation filled with big whale verts.
  

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Aurora Parotodus Benedini Shark Tooth
Aurora Parotodus Benedini Shark Tooth
Aurora Isurus desori Shark Tooth
Aurora Isurus desori Shark Tooth
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