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Found 222 results

  1. Bone of ????

    Hi everyone, does anyone know this bone, sold as a mammoth bone? It is more like a bison or bovine bone. Provenance: North Europe
  2. This was the year of the Mammal for me. The antler piece was given to me by my friend Bill who ONLY keeps shark teeth-he also gave me the meg pieces in the previous post. The 2nd piece in the picture I can not id. Pictures 3-5 is this a deer tooth? 6/7 horse? 8/9 piece of mastodon tooth? 10/11 mammoth tooth piece, 12/13 looks like tooth material?, 14,15 looks to me to be ivory? mastodon or mammoth? 16/17 looks like the baleen groove for a baleen whale? I have a number of other large bone? pieces that i will post later as part 3 to try and see if identifiable as well as some interesting modern stuff. I did not post the bryozoan material I found either. Thanks for looking and any corrections, suggestions or comments would be appreciated. Thanks.
  3. Non-fossils

    Are any of those mammoth "fossils" around actually fossils? Wouldn't they still be natural bone? I know that the remains found in colder northern area, the remains are still original dead tissue, because they're regularly found with soft tissue and hair, but they're found other places too, along with all other animals from the more recent periods, where freezing isn't a factor, but Is there even enough time for fossilization to occur for those animals? Is there a general point in, or period of time, after which it's just not old enough for fossilization to occur? I know any such point, or period, would vary depending on the regions environmental conditions, but I would imagine there are places where there is such a point before which geologically, remains are fossilized, and after which remains are still actual bone.
  4. Fossilized bone identification.

    I bought this fossilized bone at a flea market for my son. I'm not very knowledgeable on the subject but would love to tell him more information about this piece. The original owner did not know what it was, other than suggesting it could be from a woolly mammoth. It measures about 4.5" x 3". The bottom is naturally completely flat with two smaller flat spots nearby. I'd love to learn more about what this could be, some other people have suggested dinosaur but I'm in Florida and I'm not sure if this piece is local or not.
  5. Dog Finds Mammoth Fossil

    https://www.inquisitr.com/5189382/a-puppy-has-dug-up-a-13000-year-old-bone-belonging-to-an-ice-age-woolly-mammoth/ This isn't really important fossil news but still worth noting( especially if you are a dog owner.)
  6. Help Identifying a bone

    I need help identifying a bone. It was found in seminole, florida. It is 12" wide, 8" deep and 14" tall.
  7. Hi everyone ! I'm here to show you some of my new fossils which are also in my collection.This time something much different.I have mammoth bone parts,found in Danube river,place is called Ram,near Belgrade.I've got them as a gift from a friend. U can see first the part of the lower jaw of the Juvenile Mammoth,a scapula part,part of the mammoth molar and many parts of Mammoth tusk fragments.They are not from the same individual and it's unknown if it's from Woolly Mammoth,Mammuthus trogontherii or from Mammuthus meridionalis.Enjoy. Pozdrav, Darko
  8. First, I apologize for the crummy pictures, the original listing was removed so I had to get screenshots from google images. Second, my conundrum. I purchased an unerupted baby mammoth tooth, as seen below, for a very low price and have been excited for it to come in. I received my package this evening with a note from the seller that they couldn’t locate that tooth so they shipped a better preserved tooth in its place, and if I’m not 100% satisfied with it then they will give me a full refund. While the tooth does seem to have better preservation, it’s not what I wanted nor ordered, as it’s a worn tooth. I honestly wish they had emailed me ahead of time to see if I still wanted to go through with the transaction instead of just shipping something else in its place. The first images are what I ordered. The second is what I received. What at would you guys do? Keep the tooth that they sent, or ship it back for a refund? I really don’t want to pay shipping on an item I technically didn’t order, but I’d also rather have something more like what I wanted. I guess I want my cake and to eat it too.
  9. Florida creek hunt

    Had a pretty decent haul today.
  10. Hello. Found in permafrost, Yakutia, Russia. I made a bet with a friend that is a mammoth Tusk, and he claims it's not a Tusk! Thank you.
  11. The season has begun

    Well, it wasn't long into our first day trip...Bonedaddy and I decided to do a little high water scouting. First hour in and we smack right into this monster! It was horribly preserved, and I will have my hands full, but when it's all said and done, should be a beautiful piece.
  12. As some might have read in a previous topic, I went to visit my girlfriend in Finland. Unfortunatly Finland must be one of the worst places to find fossils in the world, I did manage to find some quartz vains and a few pieces that may or may not be amber (have to do the hot needle test on them first) Even urban fossil hunting is near impossible as pretty much all buildings are made from the fossil-lacking stones that can be found in Finland. The only urban fossils I found was in the Burger King in the Helsinki Central Station, the floor was littered with orthocones there. But Finland really isn't a good place to hunt fossils. But one thing that definitly is a worth a visit is the Finnish Museum of Natural History! It isn't a really big museum, the collection isn't that big, but the way it is presented is very awesome! One of the few musea that nails being modern and educative at the same time without overdoing it. Especially the Taxidermy diorama's were done amazingly. But I will ofcourse start this topic with what I think will interest you guys the most, the Paleontology part of the museum. A mural with Pikaia, Opabinia & Hallucigenia models Trilobites, most of which were found in Aland (Finland), Gotland (Sweden) and other neighboring countries of Finland Trilobites, most of which were found in Aland (Finland), Gotland (Sweden) and other neighboring countries of Finland Orthocone models Graptolites Eurypterid found in Saarermaa in Estonia (Silurian age) Eurypterid model Giant orthocone model
  13. Road works have mammoth task

    Brilliant just sent my application off to the highway’s England company. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-45905645
  14. Hello all, I am in the process of restoring 2 beige mammoth tooth, but before going on with a butvar dip, I was wondering if anyone has a good tip in order to enhance the natural colors of fossils. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
  15. More ancient specimens found at mammoth recovery site near Cody Mark Davis, Powell Tribune, Wyoming News Exchange, Aug 29, 2018 https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/more-ancient-specimens-found-at-mammoth-recovery-site-near-cody/article_aedecb6e-d253-57c4-888c-7e4f0240e15e.html More fossil vertebrates recovered from Buffalo Bill Reservoir http://k2radio.com/scientists-several-more-fossils-found-at-wyoming-reservoir/ Unfortunately, with both articles, a person has to deal with annoying pop-ups and / or advertisements. Yours, Paul H.
  16. https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1010689/russia-news-clone-woolly-mammoth
  17. Pleistocene mammals

    Hey everyone! It has been a while since I've posted here some of my drawings. Here is something new,Coelodonta antiquitatis (Woolly rhino), Mammuthus primigenius (Mammoth) and Ursus spelaeus (Cave bear). P.s. If maybe someone is interested in some of my drawings,let me know. Enjoy
  18. Hi everyone- I have a juvenile mammoth tusk that I would like to learn how to stabilize and restore. The problem is I have (almost) no idea how to even start! The tusk is fully dried out, but it’s split down the middle. I need some advice! Here’s what I know has to be done: 1. Clean the outside and inside as much as possible without using water- any suggestions on what to use? 2. Superglue the two pieces together and use hose clamps to hold the two pieces together- any suggestions on glue/method? 3. Fill gaps/cracks with epoxy- any suggestions on a good type? 4. Sand sand sand! 5. Beyond this point I’m not sure- is there some sort of protective varnish people use? I’m sure I’m missing about a dozen crucial steps here- I have literally never tried anything like this before, so any advice would be greatly appreciated. I posted some photos of the tusk, and I will post photos of progress! Thanks everyone.
  19. Hello! I´m learning more about earlier mammoth species, and have some questionmarks when it comes to mammoth meridionalis. Most of the literature says that the specie lived between 2,5 - 1,5 million years ago. But I´ve been in contact with a seller, and this seller claims that there were meridionalis mammoths living in Hungary between 800.000 - 1.000.000 years ago. The seller also said that meridionalis fossils they´ve found/bought from north sea have sometimes been between 1.000.000 - 1.500.000 years old. The fact that the information is so different, have made me pretty confused. And I´m also questioning the fact that I haven´t found a more detailed story of the actual extinction of the specie? It´s a very trustful team of sellers I´m talking about, and I´ve been buying several fossils from them and haven´t been given any reason to not trust them so far. But since there is a gap of fivehundred thousand years, at least, I still want to reach out for the opinion of others. Because now I don´t really know what to think.. Ps. I´m thankful for any little details you can give me!
  20. Found some more pieces of some mammoth teeth today. Also a lot of other stuff. And I apologize for not so great pics.
  21. Hi everyone, I took a step b ack from the forum and fossil collecting in general due to health issues (which turned out ok for now) but I recently obtained this beautiful specimen the other day and although it has it's flaws, I love it. It is a partial molar which belonged to a wooly mammoth.
  22. Bone valley creek finds

    Hit another creek in bone valley today. The high water is paying off... a creek bank eroded and left a treasure trove.
  23. Where are mammoth fossils in Alaska found?
  24. Hey guys Going thru some old scraps/finds and was just wanting to get your quick opinion if this scrap has enough identifying characters to say its part of Mammoth tooth. There are what appears to be 3 small lobes and was wondering if this is the beginning exposure of a plate? 1st photo is a view of the occlusal surface? showing the 3 lobes and along the right edge would be part of the next plate? 2nd photo is a side view/section showing the enamel lobes? The 3rd photo is a cross section thru the tooth showing the enamel thickness? and lastly a diagram of showing how small a fragment this is and where I was wondering the fragment might be from on the tooth? OK to tell me I'm crazy and would be happy hearing it was actually something else...LOL. Thanks for looking! Regards, Chris Diagram from here. https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Diagram-of-a-mammoth-molar-in-occlu-sal-and-lateral-views-showing-measurements-taken_fig1_11662193?_sg=Pl16q6yiCauAZ6wLhUqBPf7rUg9RKhL7d2FiY3vCAtdodBf6fbt2OybIwdjGaaB0lpVlx_jelzjs3UoTDi-61g The Origin and Evolution of the Woolly Mammoth Article (PDF Available)  in Science 294(5544):1094-7 · December 2001 with 303 Reads DOI: 10.1126/science.1056370 · Source: PubMed Adrian Lister, Andrei V. Sher
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