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  1. Last week I stumbled upon a deposit that might be yielding a bit more. Several bone fragments, a vertebrae (I think), lots of boney plate material, and a small tarsal bone. I have collected this area for years an never found as much in one spot as I did last week. Going back with proper tools for looking further. Wish me luck.
  2. Hi everyone! I'm helping a friend go through a large amount of Cretaceous Moroccan stuff and came across this piece. It measures 6.3 x 6.5 x 4.33 inches (16 x 16.5 x 11 cm). I know it's the process of a huge vertebrae, but I'm not entirely sure from what. I'm thinking sauropod but I was hoping to get a second opinion. Any feedback is appreciated as always!
  3. Rwalker1117

    Vertebrae identification

    Hey everyone! My boyfriend and I go shark tooth hunting on the south end of Amelia Island, Florida frequently. Today we went to a new area. Close to a dredging site. I think we found a few fossils! They are all vertebrae of some sort. believe one to be a shark, one a fish, and the other 2, I am stumped on. Any help is greatly appreciated!
  4. I was recently given this amazing fossil from an old man before he passed away. While he couldn’t remember exactly where it was found, he did tell me a general area in Wyoming that is known for Eocene fossils. Any help with identification is greatly appreciated!
  5. Welsh Wizard

    Mammal Cervical Vertebra

    Hi Help with ID please. My wife found this yesterday whilst we were walking the Holderness Coast. It’s mainly Boulder clay with lots of erratics but there is some Pleistocene material that gets washed up very now and then. Not sure if it’s modern tho. Thanks
  6. Agus T

    Spinosaurid vertebrae?

    Good evening, these vertebrae are announced as spinosaurid, but it's posible to know just with the centrum preserved? At Kem Kem beds there are a lot of other reptiles so, it's posible to know with incomplete material like these?
  7. PermianOkie

    Hell Creek Crocodylomorph Vertebra

    Anyone familiar enough with the Crocodylomorphs from the Hell Creek Formation to be able to help in determining a probable genus or species? I purchased this specimen and have been unable to find images or research papers with similar examples.
  8. flyingpenut

    Post Oak Creek Oddities

    I usually don't post the trip to POC anymore but this time there were some oddities i wanted to confirm and or see if anyone knows what they are. I found the usual few ptychodus teeth as well as tons of broken shark teeth but also some more rare items. There is one small shark vertebrae, a piece of a fish vert, two broken ends of sawfish rostral teeth, a weird piece that looks like coral to me but also looks like it has teeth poking out of it, a large piece of mammoth enamel, and what I believe is a small mosasaur tooth. Pictures 2, 3, and 4 are the mosasaur tooth. I have it in my hand for sca
  9. I’m possibly looking at purchasing this pair of Moroccan vertebrae. They’re real as far as I can tell from the pics. They’re labeled as “dinosaur”, but that’s as much information as the seller has. Are these even dinosaur? Can anyone provide any other information? Thanks.
  10. jikohr

    Florida Vertebrae id help

    Hi everyone! I just acquired some fossils from Florida and could use some help identifying these two vertebrae. The first I believe is thoracic and the second is an atlas, but I'm not sure what animal they're from. Cetacean was the first thing that came to mind but I all the pictures I've been finding are different looking especially the pictures of whale atlas vertebrae so I could really use another opinion.
  11. SafariSam

    Vertebra ID Needed

    So I just bought this puppy at Fernbank Museum in Georgia (USA) and it was labeled Mosasaur which I am 100% sure is wrong. Looks nothing like my other one haha. I'm thinking shark? I need help my friends! Thank you.
  12. Ber

    Snake Vertebra?

    Hello all, I found this in Scheveningen beach, Netherlands, I was doing inverse search in google and the closest thing that came up is a snake vertebra fossil, could this be one? , in some pics the color appears to be black because the fossil was wet, thanks for your help!
  13. screel0118

    Vertebra of some sort

    Found this in Alabama mountains near Huntsville. Was in a washed out area of rock. A professor at Ohio State did confirm its bone and possibly a vertebra. Any one have any insight as to what would have vertebrae this large?
  14. ClearLake

    Fish Vertebrae

    From the album: Gainesville Florida Microscopic Miocene

    A variety of fish vertebrae, probably bony fish. Top one is different and may be from something else.
  15. These are mostly South Carolina River finds, with a couple of Moroccan specimens mixed in. The Megalodon teeth are all natural, ranging from 3” to the 4” range. The shark vertebra go up to about 3.5” in diameter. I have more elsewhere as well. And more Megalodon teeth. LOOKING FOR: I am open to all offers. I am especially interested in matrix pieces of different kinds, unprepared fish, but again I am very open to all sorts of offers.
  16. ClearLake

    Florida Mysteries

    Here is (hopefully) one last post to help me identify some items I found while searching through the micro matrix from a Gainesville creek that Ken @digit was nice enough take us to. Some other items have been covered in previous posts:; http://www.thefossilforum.com/index.php?/topic/119097-gainesville-shark-teeth-question/&tab=comments#comment-1305867 http://www.thefossilforum.com/index.php?/topic/114209-north-florida-fun/&tab=comments#comment-1264293 The matrix comes from a creek in Gainesville, Florida and most of the fossils are from the Miocene aged Hawthorn
  17. I had a scare last week that has made decide to stay away from the North Sulphur River feeder creeks for good. It all started when I decided to check out google maps to find a more remote access point since the river has become so picked over. I found a feeder creek that had a bridge that emptied into the NSR and decided to try it out. Well it took an hour just to get halfway all the while I was clomping though thick mud. I then turned a corner and came face to face with a 200 plus pound wild boar. I must have rustled it up from sleeping because it shot up once it saw me and started snorting.
  18. belemniten

    Some bones from Mistelgau

    Recently I visited a clay pit near Mistelgau in Bavaria. It's a kinda famous quarry because of the "belemnite battle field". Huge plates with hundreds/thousands belemnites come from there. But you can also findother fossils like ammonites and also bones. I already was there a few times and I mainly found ammonites and of course belemnites. But this time I also found some bones in the area of the Belemnite battle field. They were just laying therebut it was kinda difficult to find them because they are round, Belemnites are round etc. so I more or less crawled through the quarry
  19. DenverEdge

    Kem Kem vertebra

    Looking for help on id for this vertebra from The Kem Kem beds. It is 1 inch x 1.2 inch x 1.2 inch. Feels exceptionally light at 13.8 grams sounds hollow you can hear sediment rattle inside. Unfortunately it appears fairly damaged on one side. Side 1: Bottom: side 2: top: Front end? back end?
  20. It was a slow day at the North Sulphur River. With no rain I wasn't surprised the river was really picked over. I did find one medium sized shark or fish vert. I also found something that I have no idea what it is. Fossil, geological, or man made? Anyone have any idea what is in pictures 3, 4, and 5? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
  21. Earlier this month I got the opportunity to return to one of my Permian fossil sites that I haven't visited since around April. The site is located in McClain County in central Oklahoma south of OKC. According to a geological map the majority of the area consists of the Wellington Formation, however the bottom of the exposed area is shown to be apart of the Stillwater Formation. According to scientific publications the only fossil producing layer is mentioned as belonging to the Wolfcamp (296.4 to 268 Ma) particularly the Gearyan strata. I've spent multiple trips earlier this year searching th
  22. Crazyhen

    Dinosaur vertebral bone?

    This bone is from Yunnan of China. Is it a vertebral bone of dinosaur or a marine reptile?
  23. I went out to brave the Texas summer heat and was well rewarded. Post Oak Creek is so heavily picked, especially in the summer, that I didn't expect much. I even went there with the Dallas Paleontological Society last month and saw a ton of footprints then and not many good teeth. The first three hours I found almost nothing, as I expected the surface was all picked over, however I found one gravel bar that people must not have gotten to because I started finding a few decent cretodus, squalicorax, goblin shark teeth, and a couple of nice ptychodus. Finally I found two huge teeth about a foot
  24. Hello! I'm a new member and I was hoping I could get some second opinions on some Kem Kem fossils I'm thinking about purchasing. I've only collected American species, and have been recently interested in bones out of the Kem Kem beds. I've stayed away thus far because of the stories of composite fossils and Frankenstein pieces, but I've come across a couple that I thought were interesting and fairly priced. Was hoping I could get some other thoughts before moving on any of them (wanna make sure they aren't composites or areas of fill look weird). I've attached pictures of three specimens I'm l
  25. Praefectus

    Giant Kem Kem vertebrae

    Hello. I was wondering if someone could identify this vertebrae. It originates from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. I don't have much else information on it. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
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