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Rodent teeth in matrix?
Brandy Cole posted a topic in Fossil IDSo I picked up a small piece in the sandy, South Texas Pleistocene gravel the other day because it looked like there might have been some tooth enamel, but it was so covered in a sandstone matrix that I wasn't sure what it might be. The sandstone wouldn't come off with water, but when I dipped it in vinegar last night, it started to melt away. I pulled it out quickly and rinsed it with water and realized it looks like a set of top and bottom front teeth. Maybe rat? My problem is this: the matrix is hiding a lot of detail here, and I'd ideally like to clean it off comp
Triassic squirrel from Argentina
Kasia posted a topic in Fossil Newshttp://artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=116226#.XWQllUcwjIU Short video (in Spanish) https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/08/24/604300/Paleontologists-Mammal-Squirrel-Film-Ice-Age
The oldest flying squirrel fossil from Catalonia
Kasia posted a topic in Fossil Newshttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-10/e-ofo100918.php https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2018/10/09/Oldest-flying-squirrel-fossil-reshapes-evolutionary-tree/1771539112306/
Rowboater posted a topic in Fossil IDFound this in a creek off the Rappahannock River mixed in with Found this in a creek off the Rappahannock River, Virginia mixed in with shark teeth. Curved (semi-circular), chisel on one end (two tone color), hollow on other end. No idea what the stuff stuck to it is.