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Fossil Shark Vertebra with Fossil Barnacles   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Shark
Barnacles aren't very exciting normally because they are more of a nuisance to remove from fossils found while scuba diving. This came straight from the ashley formation in a fresh water ditch, so I know the barnacles are at least 30 million years old. A really cool double fossil!...
Fossil Snail Shell and Hammerhead Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Wendletrap
This is a nice matrix piece with a killer wendletrap right next to a really nice hammerhead shark tooth. Shark's teeth are pretty rare in the Ashley Formation (the name of the formation from which this matrix was removed) while shell material is a little more abundant. When I found this shell, it was barely exposed and I didn't even know about the shark tooth until I was removing material to fully expose the shell. Cool find!...
Lazy Fossil Hunting   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
The weather has been sopping wet this spring in coastal South Carolina. Every week it seems like we get at least one day where it pours enough to make it worth while to go to the ditch. tha weEzlinG is all over me to take him to the ditch every time he sees a raindrop, so I've always got someone to hunt with. Today was like most other days, we leisurely walked the same route and looked in the same spots and remarkably, there were more teeth. The easy eroding Chandler Bridge is far above the bott...
1 1/8" Enchodus Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Enchodus petrosus
Isolated Enchodus teeth are fairly common in the Cretaceous streams of NJ and usually equally unremarkable. Other than the very slight tip damage, the state of preservation of this tooth is unbelievable! The enamel is near perfect and irridecant. All the striations are well defined and the main cutting edge is sharp. Once the matrix is removed, this will be a real looker....
3/4" Xiphactinus Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Xiphactinus audax
This is the first Xiphactinus tooth I've ever found. As beat up as it is, it was the find of the trip....
5/8" Crow Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Squalicorax Pristodontus
5/8" Crow Shark Tooth
9/16" Crow Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Squalicorax Pristodontus
9/16" Crow Shark Tooth
5/8" Crow Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Squalicorax Pristodontus
5/8" Crow Shark Tooth
11/16" Rostral Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Ischyrhiza mira
A nice complete little rostral tooth....
1 1/8" Archaeolamna Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Archaeolamna kopingensis
1 1/8" Archaeolamna Tooth
1" Cretolamna Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Cretolamna appendiculata
This is the largest Cretolamna I've found to date....
Springtime comes to the Cretaceous   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
With the weather and the water finally warming it seems that spring is finally here. I was able to get out for some rare mid-week fossiling this week, so I returned to my familiar Cretaceous locale to hopefully pick up another mosasaur tooth or maybe a nice 2" goblin tooth before I begin collecting back at the Miocene streams that produced so well for me last summer. The stream was a little high from all the rain early in the week but it was nice to see that things had been churned up a little b...
Protoceratidae sp. Tooth   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Protoceratidae sp.
This fossilized mammal tooth was laying in some gravel about 3 ft below the water-line. Although not conclusive, the tooth might belong to a member of the family Protoceratidae which was a group of animals resembling deer but more closely related to Camels. They had the distinguishing characteristic of a “slingshot” shaped horn on their snout. ...
1 1/2 Inch Great White   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Carcharodon carcharias
A keeper Great White from GMR...
3/4 Inch Crow Shark tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Squalicorax kaupi
A Case-Worthy Specimen...
3/4" Cow shark tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Notorynchus primigenius
Repaired specimen...
A pair of Hemis   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
A pair of nice snaggletooth teeth...
2 1/8" Mako   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Nice Yorktown specimen...
Mako Ground Shot   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Traded this one for a hemi. Thanks gman!...
Fossil Peccary Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Mylohyus nasutus
My first peccary tooth. It doesn't have any root left, but the enamel is in excellent shape. Its extremely detailed and shows hardly any wear. Great color....
2 1/2" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
Not the biggest megalodon I've ever found, but still a nice one. Good color, too....
A good day to leave work early   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
I have been working so much lately that there has barely been time to fossil hunt. I've always heard that if you don't make time for something, you will never get around to doing it. So today I left work a little early so I could hit Superpit on the way home. Its actually not on the way, but there are fossils there so I made it on the way. I haven't been there in a long time, so there should be some stuff that weathered out since my last visit, I thought as I drove down the long dirt road on the...
Amber   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Amber
Last weekend after the big Lee Creek hunt, we stopped off at the DOT piles just outside Chocowinity to pick some punies until dark. No fossil time wasted! Anyway, just before we left, I shoveled some of the reject material into a bucket so I could go through it with tha weEzlinG. Today, I poked a small garden trowel into it to pull out a small baggie of material for my pal Indiana. This stuck out like a sore thumb and I knew exactly what it was as soon as I saw it. The polish on it happened when...
Fossil Olive Shell   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Oliva carolinensis
Fossil Olive Shell
Fossil Lemon Shark Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Negaprion eurybathrodon
I don't find many of these large lemons around here....
At home in a pit   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
For a few weeks, my work schedule was really busy and I didn't have a chance to make a post, even though I went hunting a few times. This is one of those posts. I went out to one of my favorite spots with jedi master to pillage some prime oligocene real estate after some heavy rains. Some digging uncovered some fresh layer, and we were on it like serrations on a megalodon. It was a cold, miserable, rainy day and I was soaked within 30 minutes of arrival. My hands were shaking as I picked up teet...
Fossil Drill Snail   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Urosalpinx suffolkensis
Fossil Drill Snail
A neat little tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Cretolamna appendiculata
A nice little C. appendiculata....
Fossil Epitonium   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Epitonium fractum
Fossil Epitonium
Scapanorhynchus Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Scapanorhynchus texanus
Scapanorhynchus Shark Tooth
Crow Shark Tooth   Desoto County, Florida, USA - Squalicorax Pristodontus
Crow Shark Tooth
Crow Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Squalicorax Pristodontus
A very nice crow shark tooth for my first one ever!...
Crow Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Squalicorax kaupi
Crow Shark Tooth
Fossil Bull Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Carcharhinus leucas
A really nice bull shark tooth from Green Mill Run...
Cretolamna Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Cretolamna appendiculata
Cretolamna Shark Tooth
Cretolamna Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Cretolamna appendiculata
Cretolamna Shark Tooth
Fossil Moon Snail   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Polinices lewisii
I'm new at shells, but I just found a massive specimen like this about 2 or 3 months ago, and it was what sparked my interest in shells, so I had to pick this one up since I actually knew what it was, or at least what it looked like....
Fossil Spindle Shell   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Heilprinia caaloosaensis malcolmi
A really cool looking shell. I used to just pass right by the James City formation, but since it was everywhere I looked during my Lee Creek visit, I saw all kinds of shells. This was by far the coolest, so I had to pick it up. ...
Fossil Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
A really good lower jaw tooth with that classic Aurora color....
Fossil Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
A superior quality tooth....
Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
My first big shark's tooth of the day. Awesome color, no chips or dings anywhere and a solid root. ...
Lower Hemipristis Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
a big meaty lower jaw tooth....
Sympheseal Tiger Shark Teeth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Galeocerdo contortus
These wierd little teeth sit on the midline of jaw. They look different than all the other teeth in the mouth, which are nearly indistinguishable....
Pathologic Tiger Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Galeocerdo contortus
This tooth was broken while it was growing in the shark's mouth and then it kept growing after the injury. The result is multiple new tips extending from the rounded side of the tooth. One primary "tip" is most visible from the flat side of the tooth, while the others are only visible from the front....
Pathologic Tiger Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Galeocerdo contortus
This isn't a wildly pathologic tooth, but it does have an abnormally large serration next to the primary cone. The large serration is even serrated itself. Cool tooth....
Fossil Tiger Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Galeocerdo aduncus
Such killer color that I had to put up a closeup. Big, too....
Sand Tiger Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Carcharias taurus
A super killer with double cusps on both sides....
White tip reef shark tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
A rare find in North Carolina....
1 15/16" Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
The green color on the root of this tooth was from the moss I had to scrub off after finding it sitting under some dead weeds at Aurora. It was some sight seeing it right on top after pulling the weeds back!...
1 15/16" Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
An absolute gem from Aurora!...
5/8" Cow Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Notorynchus primigenius
My 1st nice cow shark tooth from Aurora....
1 7/16" Chubutensis Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Carcharocles chubutensis
This was my best Carcharocles tooth of the day. Other than some slight tip damage its a gem!...
1 3/4" Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
This was the first large tooth I found in the mine that day, and it was a welcome sight after 2 hours of finding nothing!...
Carcharodon carcharias from Greenville, NC   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Carcharodon carcharias
A nice 1 5/8 inch GW from Green Mill Run in Greenville, NC....
3/8" Cow Shark Tooth   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Notorynchus primigenius
3/8" Cow Shark Tooth
A Green Mill Run Chaser   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA
On Sunday, DW decided to try our luck at Green Mill Run. I had collected there in my pre-BRFC days, so I thought I would be a useful BRFC paleo-bud and lead the trip. This site is interesting…Cretaceous fauna are found here as well as Pliocene fauna. The creek is known for its crow shark and great white (extant) teeth. We were armed with leaky boots and 94-cent sifters. DW and myself worked a small area for about an hour and pulled out some belemnoids and small teeth. Later in morning we located...
A Green Mill Run Chaser   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA
I've been reading about other fossil hunters scoring the awesome modern great white teeth at Green Mill Run, so this year da f0ssZ and I decided to try our luck at the place. He had been there before, but not me. We didn't bring the best sifters in the world, but they were good enough. When I first looked into the giant ditch, I wondered how we would manage to hunt without waders. We found a shallow spot and began to sift the gravel. Within about 30 minutes we had both scored some belemnoids and...
A Day In The Trenches at Aurora   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
I met up with BC, DW, and DF at PCS ready for some serious tooth hunting. I was totally stoked to see DW sporting a HATEBREED hat. The man has taste! Like the reports said, the collecting area was covered with James City. The collecting was nothing like it was in 1996, the last time I collected there. After finding some productive areas, I hit my knees and hunted 12 inches from the ground the rest of the day. I found several hundred shark teeth before my back gave out. I found a whale sha...
A Day In The Trenches at Aurora   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
The drive down to NC from Calvert took about 6 ½ hours and it down poured a good portion of the way. Visions of three inch tall pedestals with five inch Megs perched on top danced through my head. I checked in at the hotel affectionately known by DW as “The Roach” and carried all I could in one trip, through the rain, up to my room. My stay here last year wasn’t so bad, but then maybe I was unknowingly upgraded to the presidential suite. As I approached the door to my room, I could immediately s...
A Day In The Trenches at Aurora   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
A rare alignment of the planets has brough forth a heretofore unheard of event - the combination of the birthday fossil hunt with the spring visit to Lee Creek. The birthday fossil hunt brings with it special privileges from my extremely generous and understanding wife. I was going on a two day fossil bonanza with my long time fossil hunting pal da f0ssZ. We arrived at the hotel at 10:30 Friday night, and within 5 minutes of checking into our room, we saw two mega roaches. da f0ssZ summarily dis...
A Day In The Trenches at Aurora   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
Well, it was time once again for the semi-annual PCS fossil hunt at Aurora NC. DW headed up to Columbia so that I could work late on Friday to keep the man happy. As I made my final preparations, DW scoped out the newly modeled fossil room in my loft. After about 10 minutes, I was ready to go and DW had placed his gaping jaw back into position. Of course, when I hunt in Summerville, I suffer the same paleo-jaw dropping every time I see DWs choice fossil collection. We arrived at the chateau-du-...
An Aurora Appetizer - Calvert Cliffs   Calvert County, Maryland, USA
Well it was that time of year again for the pilgrimage down to Aurora, and I really wanted to make the most of the trip by getting in as much fossiling as I could along the way. My wife was working over-night Thursday into Friday which meant I couldn’t leave any earlier than 5:45 AM, and I needed to be back Saturday night for a family event on Sunday. 42 hours of “cart blanch” fossiling! My first stop was at Calvert Cliffs to meet up with M4 and a buddy of his. I had never been to the cliffs, s...
Up to my elbows in Cretaceous   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA
I met up with BC at about 10:00 AM at the luxurious Lemon Tree Inn. We headed to Greenville, NC and looked for a piece of the stream that might have some gravel in it. We put on the old waders and broke out the shovels and sifters. Several hours later we had a few hundred teeth and serious back aches. We hit Hardees for their 1/3 pound Western Burger and then drove back to the Tree to wash our teeth. I had a decent bag of goods. The best tooth was a 1 5/8 inch GW that has has nice serratio...
Puffer fish   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Sphoeroides Hyperostosis
I'm not sure what part of the puffer fish this is....
Cow Shark   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Notorynchus primigenius
Cow Shark
Mako   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Mako
Opening weekend at PCS   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
I set out for the opening weekend at PCS, even though I was going in on the second day I still had high hopes since their was plenty of rainfall over the winter. The collecting area had been scaled down and 90% of the exposed layer was James City (Yuck). I did manage to find a nice cow shark tooth and a couple Mako's. I also brought home a bucket full of whale and dolphin verts. I couldn't go home empty handed. ...
Three Toed Horse   Polk County, Florida, USA - Hipparion tehonense
Size 1-3/8"...
Three Toed Horse   Polk County, Florida, USA - Hipparion tehonense
Size 1-1/2 "...
Day Two " The Mud Ball Pit "   Polk County, Florida, USA
Day Two took us to a phosphate mine located in Polk county. The area we collected was called the mud ball pit, and thats exactly what it was. There is a constant flow of high pressure water with mud balls, rocks and of course fossils shooting out into the slurry field. Unfortunately all that tumbling breaks most of the teeth. I picked up an assortment of dolphin and dugong verts, a couple of three toed horse teeth and a bunch of broken megs. This pit has produced some nice teeth in the past but ...
Day One, The Phosphate Mine   Hardee County, Florida, USA
I got the opportunity to go on a 3 day field trip to some local mines and pits with Frank Garcia. Frank is a freelance paleontologist who is credited for discovering fossils at the Famous Leisey shell pit. Our first day took us to a phosphate mine in Hardee county. We were only able to hunt in the spoil piles and not permitted in the mining area. I ended up with a few nice colored teeth, the largest being 2-1/2", a dolphin vert, a piece of mastadon tooth and a couple three toed horse teeth....
Fluke Megalodon Tooth 2005   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
This tooth is awesome, man! It would totally get the Krusty Brand seal of approval. The serrations are awesome, and the tip is there. The bourlette is like 95% complete. And the root, oh man, solid as a rock and not a ding. What a score!...
1 3/8" Goblin Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Scapanorhynchus texanus
This tooth has just the slightest tip damage but is otherwise a gem!...
Is It Springtime Yet?   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
It was another cold morning of fossiling in NJ. The forecast called for a high of 41 deg F, but as I pulled into the parking lot at Ramanessin it was 7:00AM and my car thermometer was reading 16 deg. I added my final couple of layers, put on my chest waders and headed down to the stream. Thankfully there was no snow to contend with as the weather has been in the 40's and 50's regularly in the past 2 weeks. Excited to get back to the spot where I’ve been scoring the mosasaur teeth, I walked quick...
The day of the fluke   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
With the apparent lack of any worthwhile place to dig, I visited a spot that I haven't hunted in well over 3 years. I quit hunting it because there has just always been someplace better! Its an old, overgrown ditch with relatively nothing in the way of complete fossils. I mean seriously, I have never found a complete shark tooth over an inch and a half in length at this spot. Well, I figured that no one else gave this spot a second thought either, so in 3 years of hurricanes, tropical storms, th...
Ray Pavement Teeth   Peace River, Florida, USA - Myliobatis sp.
Ray Pavement Teeth
Barracuda Tooth   Peace River, Florida, USA - Sphyraena barracuda
Barracuda Tooth
Alligator Dermal Scute   Peace River, Florida, USA - Alligator mississippiensis
Nice size scute...
February 16 Peace trip   Peace River, Florida, USA
I woke up this morning feeling like I was coming down cold, so I decided that I can either stay home and feel sick or go screen sifting on the River and feel sick. So I choose the latter. I only stayed for a couple hours, but I did ok. 1 nice shamer , a mix of smaller teeth, a barracuda tooth and a big ol' alligator scute....
3/8 inch angustidens shark tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
A perfect, tiny little tooth. ...
Another Weekend - Another Fossil Hunt   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
So my son and I have been hangin out a lot lately, and he wants to go fossil hunting all the time. Who am I to deny? He, his brother, and I hit the big ditch after a rainfall this week and even though there were footprints everywhere, we still found teeth. the weezling almost stepped on the 2 inch dingustiden. Seriously - his little boot was less than an inch from the blade as it was sticking out of the ashley formation. That stuff is AWESOME for preserving teeth. Its the upper member of the Coo...
One way to cure another Eagles season that falls short   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
After last weekend successful trip (and Eagles loss) I decided the best way to deal with the frustration of another Eagles season coming up short was a fossil trip. As I was driving to NJ there was no snow in sight. It looked like spring was on its way. It was only when I got to Monmouth County did I start to see that winter still held its icy grip. The walk to the site still included trudging through 6 inches of snow on the deer path through the woods. Not the best conditions for hip waders bu...
3/8" Hybodont Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Hybodus Sp.
These are neat looking little teeth....
1 5/8" Scute   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Unidentified - Other
This is either a turtle or croc scute....
3/4" Mosasaur Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Mosasaurus conodon
This certainly isn't a show-stopper, but it's fairly complete and always exciting finding mosasaur material!...
3/4" Ray Scute   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Unidentified - Ray
This is the first one of these I had ever found. Oddly, M4 found an identical one that was slightly smaller, just downstream from this one....
Ammonite Piece   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Ammonite
This is the first ammonite, partial or otherwise, that I have ever found. The sutures seem defined well enough that I hope I can single out a species....
1 1/8" Goblin Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Scapanorhynchus texanus
1 1/8" Goblin Shark Tooth
1 1/8" Goblin Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Scapanorhynchus texanus
1 1/8" Goblin Shark Tooth
Fossiling in a Winter Wonderland: The Thaw   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Well, after years of ogling all of the awesome fossils posted on ditchweezeil’s site, and living vicariously through his hunts while sitting at a work cubicle doing the 9 to 5 grind, I’m finally making a post for a trip. It’s not for one to a spot for my favorite stuff - Miocene Marine Mammals, but it is for the shark tooth site closest to my home (100 miles one way) and from the area where I found my some of my first shark’s teeth over 14 years ago. After seeing some of Xiphodan’s recent pos...
Fossiling in a Winter Wonderland: The Thaw   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Today I met up with M4 at my house and then drove out to Ramanessin where we met up with Rob from Times Scientific. Even though there was still about 4-6 inches of snow on the ground from the storm 2 weeks ago, the temperature was 45-50 deg F with bright sun - great collecting weather! We met at the school and walked down to the stream following the deer tracks that marked what is normally an easy path to follow. With everything looking the same in the snow, I walked right by where I normally en...
Rain... Ditch... Fossils   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Even though my favorite ditch is pretty much common knowledge among local fossil hunters, I still thought it was a good place to try on a sunny day, two days after a nice rain. You can't find anything if you don't go. My son and I walked the normal route and found that even though the ditch had been walked, the guy with first dibs on the finds came when the water was high. Today we could see the bottom perfectly, and we found a bunch of stuff. Nothing super killer, but you can't argue with the t...
11/16" Crow Shark Tooth   Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA - Squalicorax Pristodontus
A nice Ramanessin pristodontus tooth....
4 3/8 inch Megalodon Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
A big, thick, serrated megalodon with 90% of the bourlette. Nice mottling, too. A very nicely preserved tooth from a spot where nearly everything is destroyed before the excavators even dig them up....
2 3/8 inch mako shark tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Probably the best Mako I've found since my last visit to Aurora....
Marathon Fossil Hunting   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
It rained all day yesterday, so I was nearly foaming at the mouth to get out and score some paleo goodies. I left early and arrived at my destination, surprised that no one else was there. The road in is really muddy, so I had to walk it instead of drive, so I parked and went into power walking mode to quickly cover the mile I had to cover before I could find anything. When I finally arrived, to my sheer delight, I found that the hills I have been hunting at this spot for the past few years had ...
My Shamer Angy   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
Dinged Tip. It speaks for itself....
Pathologic Fossil Dusky Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharhinus brachyurus
Interesting story - I'm picking up all the fossil bones that I have strewn across the bone garden in front of our house because we're moving (somewhere local, of course) and I'm not leaving them behind. Anyway, I had a duffle bag full of bones from the last dig where I found a megalodon tooth about a month ago. I finally got around to washing the bones off, and I did it in my sifter to catch anything cool that was in the sand. Good thing I did! This double tipped tooth was in there. Gotta love t...
Fossil Moon Snail Shell   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Polinices lewisii
I estimate the age of this shell to be less than 50,000 years old since it came from a formation above the Hawthorne formation, which ranges from 100,000 years old to 50,000 years old, if I'm not mistaken. Thanks to Mike for the ID....
1 1/4" Hemipristis Shark Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
A large, flawless tooth right from the Chandler Bridge Formation....
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