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  1. Possible large Croc coprolite found at Calvert Cliffs https://www.wusa9.com/article/tech/science/holey-snarge-paleontologist-discover-an-extremely-rare-fossil-on-the-calvert-cliffs-poop-feces/65-c4045b64-5f63-4574-bf11-c1780585abcb
  2. Rexofspades

    Flag Ponds Weirdys

    Got some weird stuff from the Cliffs, been meaning to get them checked out. first one up i think is a bone fragment of some kind. it passes the tongue test. but someone on the FB group suggested it might be a fragment of a Gomp tooth perhaps? this is a bone fragment, but the porous nature of the middle has me thinking bird perhaps? also, the top edge is rounded and smooth so it looks to be a small diameter long bone. lastly is this piece, Im sure its probably a beaten up snaggletooth, but the cross section has me thinking mammal possibly?
  3. A couple of weeks ago, I went to Calvert Cliffs, MD to comb the beach for shark teeth, and came across these: A lot of them are missing their tops, which may make ID more difficult. Also, I’m not sure if 7 is even a tooth or just conveniently shaped. I’m fairly confident that 9 is a thresher shark, and think that 1-3 are maybe lemon sharks, but otherwise I’m lost. I’m particularly interested in (what I believe is) the vertebra and the sting ray mouth plate (13 and 14, respectively). I tried to get better supplemental photos, though fossil size and camera quality were a
  4. Snaggletooth19

    ID Help with Bone from Matoaka

    Hi all, I was at Matoaka yesterday (Calvert Cliffs, Choptank Formation, Miocene), and happened upon this bone a little bit north of the main cliffs. It looks like either a carpal or tarsal bone. Definitely heavier, fossilized bone. Possibly a terrestrial mammal of some kind? If anyone has any ideas, I'm not as familiar with the land-dwellers of the time period.
  5. Hey guys! As a new fossil hunter, I am terrible at keeping up with my trip reports, so instead of struggling to remember the little details, here's a compiled post on how the past three months went. I don't have professional photos of every find, but hopefully what I do have will scratch the itch for anyone interested in my escapades. Oh - I'll be in NJ this Saturday for another hunt with DVPS - any tips for shallow creek hunting would be appreciated! ~ January My first ever attempt at winter hunting. Armed with tips from you generous folks, I went solo
  6. TwistdBarrel

    Calvert, Potomac

    I will be traveling to chesapeake bay on Fri 03/25-03/27. With the trespassing signs on the cliffs and me being from Ohio I decided against crossing them. I went to flag ponds, brownies, cottages, and walked down the state park with no luck back in 2020. Got lucky and found purse and Douglas point. Walked away with lots of teeth and a nice otodus. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on where to look other than the potomac. I don't want any honey holes and wouldn't ask for any. Just a general direction. Thanks for any help
  7. Hey guys, I'm planning a trip to the Chesapeake and Calvert cliffs area for a few weeks from now and I was wondering i any more experienced hunters have some biases towards which areas and access locations they like best. I've previously been to the Matoaka Cabins and Calvert Cliffs State Park, both of which yielded similar finds with nothing big, although I found the access to the cliff bases at Matoaka more favorable. I'd also love to find a canoe rental in the area to boat about and stop at exposed beach areas to hunt before heading further along the stretch, although general advice an
  8. Skidush

    Preferred Calver Cliffs Spots

    Hey guys, I was wondering which state parks or locations you guys preferred when going to hunt in the Calvert county area around Southern Maryland and around the Chesapeake? Curious to what the opinions are on the best areas around here. Thanks, Skidush
  9. Lots of our members collect at the Calvert Cliffs so here is something new to lookout for. S. Godfrey et al. describe new coprolite discoveries from the cliffs. https://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/RIPS/article/view/17064
  10. Hey all, This weekend I was going to go on a trip with folks from my fossil club, but they cancelled last minute and I've already paid for a hotel room in the area. Therefore, weather be darned, I'm going fossil hunting anyway. Is anyone else going out on Saturday that might want company? I'm a pretty relaxed human who typically matches the energy in the room, as I like to be inoffensive and approachable. I just figured that it would be awesome to hunt with another forum member or two instead of going it alone.
  11. New Species Of Fossil Found Along Calvert Cliffs, Calvert County By Calvert Marine Museum, The Bay Net Local Fossil Enthusiasts Discover New Fossils At Calvert Cliffs Calvert Marine Museum, The Southern Maryland Chronicle, January 12, 2022 The paper is: Godfrey, S.J. and Carnevale, G., 2021. A new cobia (Teleostei, Rachycentridae) species from the Miocene St. Marys Formation along Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, USA. Journal of Paleontology, 95(3), pp.630-637. Yours, Paul H.
  12. Yesterday I scouted Calvert Cliffs Beach to see if my friends would be able to join me on a fossil hunt there. As this was only my third lifetime hunt, I'd only been to Matoaka prior, and wanted to see if the path to the Calvert Beach was accessible enough for a friend using a cane and someone more out of shape than I am. That said, I'm not fit myself, so the 3.6-mile hike to and from the beach was not easy. However, it was gorgeous! As many people will tell you online, the cliffs at Calvert Beach are not legally accessible; the state park service has closed off access to them due
  13. grg1109

    Miocene Bivalve id's

    These fossils were purchased by me from a friend who had received them 30yrs ago. In the box they were in was a paper that read "Miocene, Calvert Cliffs, MD. Though some have argued that they are Florida fossils...I found id's for all but a couple from: "Vokes, H.E., 1957, Miocene fossils of Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey Bulletin 20, 85 p". I was wondering if anyone could id the two left...the single fossil photos? Thanks Greg
  14. Kimi64

    New Bay Mystery

    Hi everyone. I went to Calvert Cliffs last week & found an interesting piece of bone. I have dozens of bone fragments from the Bay, but almost all of them are linear. This one is much more rounded. It is slightly bigger than a quarter. It might be too small to identify, but I thought it was worth sharing. It doesn't look turtle-y to me, but I guess that is a possibility.
  15. I found this bone end along the bay in Maryland last weekend, and wondered if there’s enough there for someone to identify what beast it might have come from. It’s hollow so possibly avian? But not necessarily... Thanks for looking!
  16. bthemoose

    Tiger shark symphyseal tooth?

    I was going through some of my shark teeth from the Calvert Cliffs (Miocene) in Maryland, and this Galeocerdo aduncus tooth caught my eye due its somewhat unusual shape (not including the fact that it's broken on one corner). I'm wondering if it might be a symphyseal tooth. From reading past forum posts, it seems like there's a range of Galeocerdo symphyseal shapes, from symphyseals that are pretty symmetrical to ones that are less so (such as mine, if it is one). For those more familiar with these teeth than I am, what do you think?
  17. I’ve never been collecting in the Chesapeake Bay before and am gonna visit the area soon during low tide. Which locality (beach, site) produces a good quantity and diversity of fossils. I’m not fixated on finding big megalodon teeth. I’d love to find a nice *Ecophora* and maybe some dolphin teeth. Species diversity would be nice.
  18. Kaldridge

    Help with ID please

    A friend of mine found this bone a little south of Calvert Cliffs state park. Is there any way to tell if it was a land or aquatic mammal?
  19. We decided to take a vacation down to the Solomon's to celebrate our anniversary with a whole bunch of fossil hunting. For our first time out to the area, I'd call the trip a resounding success! We managed to visit the Calvert Cliffs State Park, Matoaka Beach, Cove Point & also attempted to visit Flag Ponds though the park was almost always at capacity. Our goal was to focus on shark's teeth though we wound up finding a larger array of non-shark material instead. Perhaps a reflection of the large influx of new to the hobby collectors focusing heavily on teeth? Overall, my impre
  20. In 2008, I found one of the prizes of my collection amongst a pile of sand and broken bits at Calvert Cliffs. I knew from seeing museum specimens of Isognomon maxillata that even with the tip broken off, this was a great find. After admiring it on my shelf every day since, I decided to share it. Today it has a new home at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, which did not have any of this species or much of anything from that region amongst its 2,000,000+ mollusk specimens. Along with the Isognomon, I donated a Chesapectin nefrens shell with a number of pearl buds on the inside and a Tongu
  21. Searcher78

    Shark teeth

    Just trying to get a feel on what people would call these two teeth from Calvert cliffs.
  22. Below is my third artificial tooth set for an extinct shark, this time for the Maryland Miocene tiger/tiger-like shark(s) Galeocerdo aduncus/Physogaleus contortus. This adds to the artificial tooth sets I previously constructed for Striatolamia striata and Hemipristis serra. For this tooth set, I’ve presented G. aduncus and P. contortus as the same species, with the former contributing the upper and the latter the lower teeth in the dentition. The possibility that these species are the same is further discussed in a recent topic started by @WhodamanHD here; I relied on Applegate’s
  23. Following up on the artificial tooth set I recently constructed for the Paleocene sand tiger shark Striatolamia striata, I decided to see if I could put one together for the Miocene snaggletooth, Hemipristis serra, using teeth I've collected along the Calvert Cliffs in Maryland. I haven't found a great resource for an H. serra dentition, but I consulted a few different sources to get a sense for the arrangement, including Fossilguy.com, J-elasmo (which has a dentition for the extant H. elongata), and various TFF threads. The resulting tooth set is below. While I've fou
  24. I've never found anything like this. 3 roots (1 broken)
  25. My son asked to be taken to find shark teeth for his birthday. We are planning a trip to Calvert Cliffs in May. Does anyone have any suggestions to make this kids bday a success?
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