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1/2011 GMR trip, not exactly kid friendly.

Well we made our first trip to GMR last weekend. It was interesting to say the least. We had to enter the river on the other side of the 10th street bridge. Walked right down thru the folks backyard I guess. I didn't realize that entering at the elm street park bridge would be so difficult with a woman and 2 children. We brought a 1/2" screen down to the stream and had some nice finds right where the water comes out of the tunnel under the 10th street bridge. But, i'm assuming there's much better places to search. It was nice there because there was an area on the bank for the kids to stand. I saw a place that i could have carried the kids to further down river but they were done fossil hunting for the day. We made this stop on our way home, so i was okay with leaving. We had some nice finds, including a broken great white, and what I think is a croc tooth. Maybe we should make our way a little further downstream next time.
Location Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA

ID3877
Memberzboosted
Date Added2/5/2011

  

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Another late trip report, who would have guessed!?!?
Another late trip report, who would have guessed!?!?
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past few months at GMR...
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First trip wonders! - 2/7/2011
Reviewer : MikeDOTB from North Carolina United States
Total Rating : 8.667
My first day at GMR was my first trip ever fossil hunting, by myself and having no idea what I was doing! But found pretty much the same stuff you did except for the croc tooth I'n question. Tell me, looking at the front of the tooth, does it have a slight cutting edge or to warn to tell? That definitely is a great white tooth you found as well. Most of the rest consist of worn megs, sand tigers, goblins, crow sharks and mackerel sharks. Great first GMR trip! Content Quality : 8 of 10

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English - 2/7/2011
Reviewer : MikeDOTB from North Carolina United States
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I don't know it, I meant to say "worn" not "warn".
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croc tooth - 2/8/2011
Reviewer : zboosted from
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Yes it has a slight cutting edge in the front. Is it a croc tooth?
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croc tooth - 2/8/2011
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Yes it has a slight cutting edge in the front. Is it a croc tooth?
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Definitely not a Croc tooth - 5/3/2011
Reviewer : ECUDIscGolf from
Total Rating : 10
What you have found is a Mosasaur Tooth. It is a very rare tooth to find in GMR. I'd even say it is a good omen for your first trip. I have been collecting at 'certain spots' at GMR for 5 years and have found 5 of these teeth. None were as big as the one you have found appears to be. Good finds and a great report. Maybe I'll see you out there. Content Quality : 10 of 10

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