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Taxonomic Shark Displays- a work in progress
fossilsonwheels posted a topic in Member CollectionsI am really excited about a project we have been working on. We decided to switch our shark displays from the ones based on Geological era to a taxonomic display style. We had been considering this since we made a similar switch with our dinosaurs. It has made those programs flow more easily and i think allowed the kids to get a better understanding of the animals. We originally set our displays up as they were because we simply did not have enough material to do taxonomic displays. There were a few orders of sharks for which we had only one or two fossils and one extinct order for which we ha
ThePhysicist posted a gallery image in Members Gallery
From the album: Aguja FormationA tooth from an ancient order of shark-like fishes. Their roots are rarely preserved.
Unusual Fin spine ID
dolevfab posted a topic in Fossil IDHello everyone , I have been trying to identify this fossil for a while now, nobody seems to know. This is a fin spine from the upper cretaceous (campanian) of israel. Recovered from phosphorite rich marine deposits. It reminds me of hybodontiformes, but its different as it lacks their characteristic serrations, and by that time period they should have gone extinct in the ocean. Any help would be incredible!!