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  1. Hey everyone! I found an exciting array of unusual things in the river today. At first I thought I had a baby sloth tooth, but after some research I believe it’s a giant beaver incisor! @Meganeura you posted something that HAS to be the same as what I found. But can anyone explain why mine has a hole down the center? The shape looks like a sloth tooth to me but the enamel says it’s not sloth, right? Looking for ID confirmation as well as explanation for this hole thank you! …And disregard the sand and dirt still in my nails haha it was a fun day! (Let me know if measurements or better/more pi
  2. Nimravis

    More Mazon Creek ID’s

    @RCFossils @stats @connorp @Mark Kmiecik Here are a couple more that I put to the side and do not recall if I looked for ID’s in the past. I just can’t feel comfortable with an id on this worm, what do you think? It is a cutie. 1. 2. This is reminding me of an Octomedusa, but do not recall seeing one with this type of preservation. 3. Here are Three Amigos- any ideas?
  3. Dracarys

    T Rex claw

    Negotiating on terms to buy this T rex Claw. Does it seem smaller than usual in size? How much do this run for? I am new to collecting. Thank you
  4. Hello everyone, I posted this before but I decided to make its own post to bring more focus to it. Found on the beach in the Netherlands. Can anyone tell me more about it? Terrestrial Vs marine, what bone segment, etc Thank you!
  5. My winter has been spent thinning and organizing some of my fossil formation collections. The Platteville Formation has been one of my favorites as it produces that occasional spectacular trilobite. My biggest problem has been with some brachiopod identification. Thankfully, @Tidgy's Dad,s Ordovician post has made it relatively easy with the more common brachiopods. Finding great sources for the Platteville is hard. Many of the specimens shown today are MUCH smaller than the normal brachs from this formation. All are numbered and my measuring device is worn and didn't show through too well, s
  6. Lithrael

    Wood? Venice beach find

    Hi guys, found a big hunk of fossil something this morning on the beach. Flat on one side, porous on the other, eight inch fragment of something. Is it wood, turtle shell, a weird rock? Tried to get some good images of the texture of the flat side. I imagine the textures are totally recognizable to someone in the know.
  7. Looks can be deceiving. Is this a chunk of sloth tooth? Looks similar to my other chunk but not quite the same. Found in Peace River (FL). TIA!
  8. Good day on Peace River yesterday…did I find what I think I found? I’m sure I did, but I’ve also been sure before thanks in advance!
  9. AlexMcCarthyWX

    Shark Teeth Identification (Cretolamna?)

    Below are five shark teeth I am trying to make sure I have identified correctly. Teeth 1-4 were found in North Myrtle Beach, though I do not know where tooth 5 is from. I believe that #2, #3, and #4 are C. Appendiculata, but am not confident in that. I wonder if #1 is as well, the shape seems a bit different in my opinion. Thanks!
  10. There are a lot of submissions to identify dinosaur material and a good number do not have enough information or its the wrong type of to assist in identification. Some posts are great. So I've prepared this in what I'm looking for to help in this process. What is needed: An accurate provenance is the most important item required to obtain an ID. 1) USA & Canada Formation State or Province County or Nearest Town (a MUST) 2) Other localities Country Formation Nearest Town, Area 3) O
  11. Amarykah

    ID help, please and thanks!

    Found in Peace River. This one has me completely stumped!
  12. Amarykah

    ID/info please!

    I thought it was a pen cap when I saw it found at peace river. I know it’s a vert, but could you please help me learn which animal it came from? The condition is the best I’ve seen.
  13. Amarykah

    ID assistance, please and thanks!

    Found in Peace River. Stumped again.
  14. Amarykah


    This may be wishful thinking, but is this a chunk of sloth tooth? TIA!
  15. Amarykah


    Found at peace river (FL). It’s ivory but not like the mammoth or mastodon ivory I’ve seen. My novice research says it’s WALRUS?! Looking for those who know to confirm/deny/educate “coo coo cachoo!” (Beatles pun for those who didn’t catch it). It also dried incredibly quickly when I put water on it - vid is for fun because it kinda blew my mind. Thanks!
  16. Greasepilemop

    ID if possible (Ivory?)

    Found in the Peace River, FL. Arcadia area. I wasn't too excited about it but a man who was fossiling nearby wanted to see what I had found when I was leaving the spot and he said it was mammoth ivory. I do not think it is and told him that I didn't think so but he insisted quite enthusiastically. I am still learning and am a beginner so I told him he may be right and moved on with my day. But now I cant stop thinking about it haha, if that man is in here, I swear if you were trying me! The texture is hard and sounds quite like ceramic when tapped or dropped. It kind o
  17. rob.fromoz

    Fossil ID - NSW, Australia

    Hi I would like some help identifying this PC any idears people found in maquarie river Bathurst 2795 NSW Australia
  18. PaoloF

    What is it?

    This is a fossil from Kem Kem. Does anybody know what it is? I would highly appreciate your opinion. Thanks in advance!
  19. Jackie Woollam

    Any idea what this could be?

    I have a sneaky suspicion that this is turtle shell but someone has suggested that it could be the top surface of a Mammoth tooth. I have no idea where it originated from. Many thanks!
  20. Hello! I've recently been given a small collection of fossils and bones. They belonged to a collector here in the UK who recently passed away. I have no information about any of them. This group of 5 bone pieces look, to the untrained eye, very similar. They all look quite smooth but with distinct lines that remind me of a tortoise shell. They all measure between 4 and 6 cm. I'd be grateful for any information. Many thanks!
  21. Jackie Woollam

    Vertebra identification please!

    Here is a vertebra from my small collection. Again, it belonged to a fossil collector here in the UK but I don't know anything other than that. All I've been told is that it is a C2 vertebra but I'd love to know what it belonged to. Many thanks!
  22. Good Day. I Have seen this in my back yard lying around - looked like n peice of wood. when I picked it up I was shocked at its weight and it is like stone. on closer inspection it looks like a Rib bone of some sort. also picked-up the small piece looking like a fraction of a joint - also seems like solid rock. note sure if it forms part of the same animal. Could someone Please help ID. This was found in my Back yard in Capetown South Africa
  23. Jackie Woollam

    More fossilised turtle shell??

    I seem to have quite a lot of turtle shell in my Collection. Is this turtle too? Many thanks!
  24. Amarykah

    Shark tooth ID

    Can anyone tell me what type of shark this came from? I found it in Caspersen, FL. It’s 3/4in.
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