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Saturday on the Potomac

I hadn't been down to the Potomac for a while, so I headed out early Saturday Morning for Purse.  I didn't find anything truly spectacular, but I did get a nice variety of teeth, including 2 near-perfect but small Otodus teeth, a pristine Striatolamia, and a tiny Croc tooth that has the sharpest point of any croc tooth that I've found.  The largest teeth in the photo below measure just over 1-1/2 inch.

Location Potomac River, Maryland, USA

ID2884
MemberTom
Date Added7/2/2008

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Comments
- 7/3/2008
Reviewer : Down by the banks from
Total Rating : 9.667
looks like you had a good day, nice ground shot Content Quality : 9 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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Sandy Beaches - 7/5/2008
Reviewer : Daryl from Maryland United States
Total Rating : 10
I was down there recently myself and can't believe how little beach gravels there are these days. Ever since we had all that rain, there are a ton of downed trees and a lot more sand/dirt covering up the colelcting areas. THe additional sand/dirt has come from all of those huge piles of non-fossil bearing falls after the heavy rains. THis happened a few years ago or more after we had the remnants of a hurricane go through. THe sands stayed for years, shifting only slightly. I hate all of the extra snakes too. I guess the conditions with more rocks and debris are better nesting grounds for the snakes. I just hope none of them are water moccasins. On my last trip, I got a tick too! Good thing I pulled him off before he sunk his teeth in! Given all of that, you found a nice assortment of stuff. I love the ground shot too! Daryl. Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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