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" THE FORGOTTEN HUNTER"

Date – June 9th 2012

Location – Surry, VA and Westmoreland, VA

Conditions – 87 degrees and Hot!! Water- peak low tide and calm

        “ THE FORGOTTEN HUNTER”

 

It has been about three years since I have posted on this site. I took some time off due to other activities and priorities. This year I have made it out to the beach about 4-5 times and the addiction for prehistoric Marine Fossils has seemed to do none other than re surface for me here recently. It is just something about these solo excursions that keep me wanting more and more (and I really am a huge people person). After numerous times hunting for the past three years and finding a fair abundance of teeth ( a few nice Hemi’s, Makos, Tigers and Sand Tiger teeth) I cannot begin to explain the feeling of accomplishment or astonishment I had when I found my First MEG tooth earlier this month. Every time before then I kept telling myself, “just keep going, it will happen, just keep going”. Well finally it did. It is a small 2.5” MEG tooth but it is in pristine shape considering all of us on this site know that it is millions and millions of years old. You know my friends tell me they just can’t get into a hobby like this. I say even though you have never been? have never tried? But that is more than okay with me. That leaves more teeth for me and you guys reading this post..Lol.

 

Included in the attached picture are my shark teeth finds, shark/ray teeth finds this year. I do have some doubt as to what kind of teeth are displayed in the one picture. Maybe you can help me identify them? DBTB and GIOVINN if you hit this spot hit me back. Need to get your phone numbers again. I would love to catch up!

 

Last words from the “forgotten hunter”. People say that they don’t like to live in the past and they would be just fine to forget about it. I use these fossils as an example. THE PAST BOTH PROVIDES US CLUES AND HOLDS THE KEYS TO THE FUTURE.  Good luck guys!!! See you on the beach feet in the water and hands in the sand!



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Location Surry County, Virginia, USA

ID4139
Memberoutcome1
Date Added6/15/2012

  

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Comments
Congrats! - 6/21/2012
Reviewer : hemipristis from
Total Rating : 8.333
Wow, looks like quite a successful outing. I"m happy for you. The meg is nice, but being a mako fan, I prefer the Isurus tooth just above it, lol. Content Quality : 9 of 10

Drool Quotient : 9 of 10

Picture Quality : 7 of 10
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Nice teeth! - 6/22/2012
Reviewer : dw from Summerville South Carolina United States
Total Rating : 10
Is that a parotodus to the lower left of the meg in the first picture? It looks like the Oligocene variety we find around here. Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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