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Found 347 results

  1. Pine Cliff NC Trip #2

    Hey guys I went to Pine Cliff NC again.(I went Sunday aswell ) This time was a bit more interesting, though not as big teeth some other stuff. I found a fired .22 bullet which is just great. Found some bear poop, even better. I found some cool shells and what apears to be a fossilized tiny mammal jaw fragment. I also found a ray mouth plate which I haven't found before. Does anything stand out to you? anyone know what these are? Possible jaw fragment anyone know what this could be? anyone know the species?
  2. prep of a great find

    Here some pictures of my FOTM prep. Unfortunely, I have no pictures of the skull prep. Only the mandible
  3. Anyone know what this jaw is from? Apparently collected back in the 90's in Tampa Bay Florida, I'm not sure on the geography of the area, but it also says allegedly it's from the pleistocene. The description of it is specific enough to say it was collected in a river deposit, but i'm not sure which. I agree that it's a carnivorous mammal, but beyond that I have no idea, any clue what it is?
  4. Greetings! Before I mess this thing up, I wanted to ask what I should do with this piece from Calvert Cliffs, MD (Miocene). It is about 13 by 9 inches and is pretty thick, about 22 pounds so I have no idea how much bone is actualy in there. When I found it, it only had about 1/3rd of the bone showing. Once I started picking away with my dental picks, more and more bone started showing up (I didn't get to the end the bone in any particular direction) but unfortunately the material is getting tougher to pick away. So my questions are, does anyone know what it is right now, should I continue prepping and if so, would my dental picks and other small tools be okay to use? If we think it will end up being unidentifiable material, I may end up keeping it in the matrix - I actually think it looks pretty cool with the shells and ray tooth. Thanks!
  5. Distal femur

    This distal femur measures about 6 1/4” x 4 1/2”. I think it’s from a bison. Any other thoughts? Found on the Brazos River in Southeast Texas.This distal femur measures about 6 1/4” x 4 1/2”. I think it’s from a bison. Any other thoughts? Found on the Brazos River in Southeast Texas.
  6. Marine? and mammal? fossils from a collection

    I recently acquired a large collection of fossils and I need help identifying them. #1 This was found along Charmouth beach in the pebbles so I don't know the geological age. #2 These are from Petersfield from a stream. Again, no idea of the age of it. #3 and #4 I don't know where these were found but I'm pretty sure they belonged to some sort of mammal.
  7. Hi all, can anyone tell if this is a dolphin tooth, and what species it is? It's a gift from @JBMugu It comes from Sharktooth Hill of Bakerfield, California. Round Mountain Silt Member of the Temblor Formation. It measures 1.7 inches long. Could it be Kentriodon?
  8. Mammal Tooth/Jaw ID help needed!

    Hello! This is my first post so I hope I am following all of the protocol:) . My family and I are amateur surface hunters. Mostly along the beaches searching for shark's teeth, mouth plates, and various other fossils. My father found this on Edisto Beach, South Carolina this past weekend. It was partially buried in the sand, but he could see the outline under the sand and pulled it up. He discovered what appears to be a partially fossilized mammal jaw. It looks to be a horse or other hooved animal jaw. I was unable to find a similar looking tooth online. These are just the photos I snapped on the beach. I can post better ones if needed. Would love any help or pointing in the right direction! Thank you for your time!
  9. Partial Tooth ID

    Found this partial tooth while hunting in N. Central Texas. Clearly mammal but not sure if there is enough to get an ID.
  10. Whose jaw is this?

    hi All, Saw this for sale from China. No additional info. Based upon other items that the buy has for sale, I'd say Miocene or Pleistocene. It's clearly mammal. Looks camel-y to me, but I'm no mammal expert. Any thoughts? thanks!
  11. Dear Fellow Fossil Fanatics, I just had a great day at Big Brook, found some shark teeth but also 3 specimens that I am not sure at all what to make of. Any insights would be awesome! Best, Huttner
  12. mammal vertebra

    This vertebra is different the typical ones I find. I found it in pleistocene gravels of the Brazos River in SE Texas. Any ideas? The neural canal is so small....
  13. Hey everyone. I found these four yesterday. I believe I have a bison tooth, 2 horse teeth and a scute ?
  14. Unknown mammal bones ID help

    Hi I have had in my collection for sometime now some unidentified mammal bones . They was part of an old museum collection I think going by the markings on the cave hyena specimens. All the fossil found in Tor Newton (Tornewton) cave in South Devon UK. In the collection was cave hyena teeth and foot bones, a tip of a Straight Tusted elephant and there unknown mammal bones. Collecting from these sites is strictly prohibited today. So was probably collected from these sites during the 18th/19th century up until as late as the 1950s. There are three pictures of each bone if you can please help with an ID that would been fantastic. I will also include some pictures of the rest of the collection and as taster some images of the Pleistocene animals they came from. Pleistocene in the UK must have looked very similar to Africa in terms of the fauna.
  15. Bison or Camel molar?

    Found this years ago in Myrtle beach South Carolina, I thought it was a bison molar but I've seen some fossilized camel teeth recently that looked possibly closer to my tooth, any ideas are welcome!
  16. Help with a few IDs?

    Hi guys I was wondering if you could help me out on a few of these? I'll have to post in multiple messages.
  17. LARGE Mammal Earbone

    I was out today, These are interesting times and interesting finds. Many, many goodies, a couple of large gator scutes, a jaw with no teeth that would be an ID candidate, capybara incisor, 5 or 6 Megs including a perfect baby meg, 2 plates of a juve Mammoth tooth, a small canine, and lots more goodies, but I was most excited as soon as I spotted this... I have found llama, horse, porpoise, whale (both toothed and Baleen), and this is bigger by a lot compared to 1st 3 and equal in size to the whales. It is not Toothed, but maybe Baleen. 3x3x1 inches. BIG animal. @Boesse @Harry Pristis
  18. if anyone can help share some info on the following.this is a cretaceous stream but I'm assuming maybe glacier brought in the coral and any info on it and age and any info on the others...thanks
  19. Dinosaur or mammal vertebra

    Not sure if this post should be in Fossil ID or Is it real? Saw this vertebrae in a local shop. Hoping for some info before purchasing. It's labeled as a sauropod vertebra from the Fox Hills formation in Jordan, Montana. It's approximately 5 inches wide, 3 1/2 inches deep and 3 3/4 inches tall and weighs 621 grams. It's obviously a vertebra from a large animal. My question: is it this truly a dinosaur vertebra or perhaps from a large mammal? Sorry if the pics aren't the best - the store lighting was challenging. Thank you for any and all help.
  20. Molar fossil

    I found this partial molar this morning at Myrtle Beach South Carolina , any clues what it belonged to?
  21. Fossil ID mammal teeth?

    Found this three on the savannah river near Tybee Island. A I think might be a capybara tooth? B I have no idea! C Maybe dolphin? It has a curvness where I think another tooth created some wear. Any help is appreciated! Thanks!!
  22. trying to identfy these bones

    I am trying to identify these bones. I believe they are from a tropical fish or other water animal, 2 different kinds, but I cannot figure which.
  23. Hi everyone! This print is found on a concretion--no idea how old, or where it originated from; it was purchased in a specialty shop in Sedona AZ many years ago. It wasn't until just recently I noticed what appears to be a footprint w/4 digits; sharp claws. almost looks like maybe the outer surface might have flowed a bit over the print (?) What do you think? Am I just seeing circus animals in the clouds? I keep trying to upload images that really show the details, but keep getting bumped, even though I'm below the 3.95 MB.
  24. Mio/Plio unknown

    There is a spot relatively close to me that is a late Miocene/ early Pliocene deposit. Consisting mainly of Great White teeth, marine mammal chunks, with occational (but rare) Meg. tooth pieces. Being a secondary deposit, everything in it got beat up and water worn pretty good. I was going through a box of bone pieces and grabbed this out for I'D. I was thinking inner ear bone? What are your views on this?
  25. Found a small 1" long bone recently along Calvert Cliffs. In the pic it's the small bone just under the small lower cowshark tooth. Wondering if this is either a land mammal toe bone or a possible toe bone from a bird? Daryl.
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