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As promised in my last post I hit the beach early this morning. Pulling up to the James River on a cold drizzly day, I put on my boots and rain gear and started down the beach. The tide was high and the water was calm. There was fog on the James and a Cost Guard cutter shrouded in mist rolling on the river. I walked for a while not finding much. I ran into some odd critters today including a swan that found me interesting, it swam over to me and honked a few times hung out for a while and then swam away. Then I walked up on an opossum munching on a dead fish. He looked pretty ratty and up late for a nocturnal marsupial, so I gave him some space and he walked off after a quick glare of defiance.

I found a busted Hemi and a decent Mako with some root damage. I had walked a long way and had been out about five hours when I decided to turn around and start back. On the way back I found a land mammal tooth, horse I think. I don’t know how old it is but it’s still cool. I ran in to the swan again, this time he was hanging out with some mallards

With its head tucked under its wing out of the rain and the mallards just looked irritated. Well that was my day. I’m not sure when I’ll get to hunt next but I’m sure it won't be long before I’m  Down By The Banks.    


Location Surry County, Virginia, USA

MemberDown by the banks
Date Added1/27/2009


A little help?
A little help?

nice find - 1/28/2009
Reviewer : sawblade from
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that is for sure a land mammal tooth, and it looks like a horse tooth. could it be a cows tooth maybe? just a suggestion i have no idea. thanks for the call yesterday. i think i am going to try to go sunday morning early so i can get back for the super bowl. hit me up if your off
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- 1/28/2009
Reviewer : FromtheArundel110 from Virginia United States
Total Rating : 10
Hmm...I dont think its a horse, then again, I'm not very good with land mammals. I AM pretty certain that its from a hoofed mammals, so it might be from a modern cow. Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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- 1/28/2009
Reviewer : Down by the banks from
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I think your right about the cow. good eye
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