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York River st.park

This morning the dog and I headed out to York river st.park. Teeth are rare on this little stretch of beach but I have found a few. The way I figured it if I find something, cool, if not, it's ok, the dog wouldn't mind. When I got down to the beach the tide was low and the water was calm. With the dog zipping around playing in the mud, I slowly walked in search of enamel sheathed bones. The first tooth I found was a small land mamal tooth black from years of exposure to the elements. About twenty minutes later I found a small tooth poking out of the sand. If that had been the only tooth I found, I would have been happy. My record for a day at the this park up to this point was one tooth, so my par had been met.  By this time mud puppy was starting to wind down from running, jumping over logs and attempting to climb the cliffs. I looked around for a little longer not finding anything else until I saw some shine in the sand under a old rotten log. I scooped it up and brushed it off revealing a pretty pink mako tooth. Good times. Having broken my previous record I leashed up the pup and started back to the trail. Check out my 8/17/08 post to see the only other tooth I have found at York river st. park. Thanks again for checking in, DBTB. 

Location Surry County, Virginia, USA

ID3342
MemberDown by the banks
Date Added5/6/2009

Low tide down by the banks of the York.
Surf & turf.
One pooped pup.
  

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Comments
Nice Mako! - 5/6/2009
Reviewer : MikeDOTB from North Carolina United States
Total Rating : 10
Did it just wash out? I have never seen one that color before. Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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yeah yeah - 5/7/2009
Reviewer : sawblade from
Total Rating : No Rating
that place is probably full of teeth and your pockets were probably full too..ha ha you only pulled three teeth out of your grab bag to post and fool me into not going to that spot..lol!!! jk dawg......it's all good in the neighborhood...nice color in the mako
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Beautiful Mako - 5/7/2009
Reviewer : Fat Boy from Maryland United States
Total Rating : 10
And your only other tooth has that same quality and color. Maybe the teeth are rare there, but the quality and coloration are impressive! I've searched the beaches East of there and have found only a few teeth over the years as well. I wonder why they are so scarce? Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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