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Wrens nest dudley
Enafter posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsWas out to Birmingham to drop off friend at the airport. Flights were cancelled so decided to go fossil hunting at wrens nest in dudley.
Information on shark teeth.
Joe Salande posted a topic in Fossil IDGreetings folks! These are a few shark teeth my grandson and I obtained from creeks out of Alabama. About One hour due east of Birmingham. Just outside of Talladega Alabama. I the the bigger ones are Sand sharks, just a guess, but I'm not sure if the other ones are or not. And trying to figure out the age, I think may may be cretaceous period. Could someone please verify, or correct my thinking in these matters. Any information would be great. Thanks Joe
Dippy the Diplodocus in the home of rock
Bobby Rico posted a topic in A Trip to the MuseumSpent a nice Sunday afternoon with Mrs Rico and Dippy the Diplodocus. For more than a century the much-loved 23-metre long dinosaur skeleton has held centre stage at the Natural History Museum London, but now it is on a nationwide tour . The genus Diplodocus was first described in 1878 by Othniel Charles Marsh. The fossilised skeleton from which Dippy was cast was discovered in Wyoming in 1898, and acquired by the Scottish-American industrialist Andrew Carnegie and sold to the National History Museum for £2000 . It was cast in 1902 and mounted in 1907. Dippy was replaced in N
UK group trip
JohnBrewer posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionAny UK members interested in a group trip details here Moderators, I know this is a duplicate post but I think it would gain more exposure here. Please delete if you feel necessary.
Traveling to Birmingham, Alabama
dre464 posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsMy brother and I are travelling to Birmingham, Alabama on October 2-4. We may have a few hours on the 3rd, so I was wondering about any sites nearby. I would love to visit the Minkin Footprint site, but I guess its off limits outside of official field trips. Are there any other interesting places that are pretty well known and easy to get to?