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Found 439 results

  1. I finally found a full Meg in Charleston, SC! It isn’t huge (probably about 2.5-3 inches or so), but it was nice to finally find one!
  2. Alopias Palatasi?

    Hey, I saw this tooth and I’m considering asking if they’ll trade it to me... first I want to know, is it a palatasi, if it is I’ll ask, but before I ask I want to know. It was found in SC and looks to be about an inch. TIA! @digit @Harry Pristis @MarcoSr
  3. Benedeni

    I bought some shark teeth from South Carolina recently, including the one below. This is a Parotodus benedeni, right? The tooth measures 1.59" slant height.
  4. Shark tooth with matrix?

    Hey, I was wondering what is attached to the root of this tooth... it’s not root, and it’s weird placement for matrix, could it be a little bit of the jaw still attached, like cartilage? I’m pretty sure it’s Carcharhinus, but if anyone could confirm, I’d really appreciate it! TIA!
  5. Edisto Beach Tips?

    I am going to be heading down to Edisto Beach in South Carolina and I was wondering if anyone has any tips for finding fossils there? I know what to look for regarding shark teeth, but this will be my first time hunting ice age fossils, so even help on just identifying ice age fossils will be great! Thanks in advance!
  6. Pathological? Shark teeth

    Hey, I've got this meg that I think could be pathological, but I’m not sure. Here are a couple pics.
  7. Bull Shark

    I found this the first week in August. I believe it is a Bull Shark, if so the biggest I have by a long shot?
  8. Hey all, I wrote up some more on our recent paper on the giant dolphin Ankylorhiza (formerly Genus Y) from the Oligocene of South Carolina - this is a bit more interesting as it covers the anatomy, adaptations, feeding ecology, and evolutionary implications of the discovery. Hope you can give it a read! https://coastalpaleo.blogspot.com/2020/08/ankylorhiza-tiedemani-giant-dolphin_9.html
  9. Hey all, I found these 3 teeth and vertebrae on a hunt this week and was hoping to get an ID on them since I do not recognize them. Any help would be greatly appreciated! If a need to post any other pictures please let me know!
  10. Unknown shark tooth?

    Hi, I found this tooth in South Carolina earlier this summer and was wondering what it was, right now I’m thinking desori or bene(I’m hoping its a benedini, but I don’t know how realistic that is)
  11. Hey again all! These were found along Battery Creek in Beaufort County. The identifying characteristic for me is the smooth beige inside but I haven’t a clue what they might be. Any insights would be helpful. Thank you!
  12. Large Bone Fragment, Maybe Rib Bone?

    Found near the Savannah River, I was thinking it looks like it could be a rib or shin bone. Does anybody have any idea what it could be?
  13. My daughter found this at a beach in South Carolina USA . The ruler is in inches that is all I had. Please help us figure out what this is.
  14. I am new to this forum, but from what I have gathered the formations present in Summerville are the ones I have tagged. I have found several shark’s teeth in the bank of man made flood ditches in Summerville SC. I found these three teeth that just seemed different. I would be thrilled to learn more about these and potentially be able to ID them. If there’s any issues with the pictures, I’d be happy to put another one up to be more clear. Thanks in advance!
  15. Hey All, I was hoping you all could help me identify these 6 teeth I recently found in Charleston, South Carolina. If I need to post additional pictures of any of the teeth I am happy to! Thanks so much!
  16. Hey all, Since COVID began and I've had more free time I've been getting back to blogging, and now I'm regretting taking such a hiatus since I started here in Charleston. I've written the first of a 2 or 3 part series of semi-technical blog articles that most here should understand and appreciate on our new study on the giant dolphin Ankylorhiza tiedemani (formerly known as Genus Y). The first post is about the background to our paper, and the second one will be a bit more on the anatomy, feeding behavior, locomotion, and evolutionary implications of Ankylorhiza. Take a read here: https://coastalpaleo.blogspot.com/2020/08/ankylorhiza-tiedemani-giant-dolphin.html
  17. First finds

    Hey guys, I’m Logan and I’m brand new here. I just got home from a dive in mingo creek down in South Carolina. It’s about An hour ride from the beach and it’s black water. I found 3 teeth that I would like to identify with y’alls help. Tooth #1 Tooth #2 Tooth #3 I’m thinking there bison but again I’m new to all of this. Also I’m sorry if the pictures aren’t perfect. Hopefully I’ll find more stuff to practice with on my next dives.
  18. Summerville SC Land Site

    Let's say I've theoretically found an active construction site in Summerville, South Carolina that I would like to go fossiling in. How would I get permission to go and poke around there? What days of the week would nobody be working there? Also, what would be the best way to begin looking for teeth at a land site? I have some experience in the Summerville creeks, but have no clue where to start here. I would really appreciate some input from those of you who happen to be knowledgable about this kind of thing.
  19. Got a pretty decent haul out of Summerville on Tuesday, finally found a creek spot that was halfway decent. Lots of little broken Meg chunks, but the big tooth remains elusive. I did find a nice angustidens, though, which is in excellent shape for a creek tooth of that size. I put the specimens I could use some help identifying in the upper right hand corner of the first picture. I know the top two are mammal teeth of some sort, pretty sure the right one is either horse or camel, but I have no clue about the one on the left. Below them are what I assume is the remains of some sort of coral, and on the bottom is a small mystery tooth in matrix and a strange piece of fossilized something. I would really appreciate it if any of yall could let me know what some of this stuff is. I plan on heading back to this site tomorrow or the next day because we just had a decent storm blow through, so stay tuned!
  20. Hi everyone, fellow Charlestonian here. I've recently got back into shark teeth hunting and have been to a few locations such as behind the YMCA and in those creek branches round there. I am posting here to ask everyone if they have any good locations they would share. I know this community is tight lipped and secretive when it comes to this, but I was hoping there would be a few individuals who didn't mind helping someone actually find some good finds. I get most sites are on private property or the individual has connections to get onto quarries (i.e. Black River Fossils), but I know there are viable locations out there that are not well known too. Thank you.
  21. Please help identify this partial tooth found at Cherry Grove Beach in North Myrtle Beach, SC. This was originally passed off as a Squalicorax, but after further review, it seems heavier and the part of the root that is complete seems different. Teeth may be posterior. Thoughts?
  22. Carcharodon Plicatilis?

    I have here a tooth from Charleston, SC, a river find. I've narrowed it down to a white shark, and based on this guide I'm torn between Carcharodon Plicatilis and Carcharodon Carcharias. I'm leaning towards the former. Could anyone please provide confirmation?
  23. Big Vert

    Any idea who this came from? Length across middle is 3 ½”; Length across top is 4”; Length across bottom is 3” x Depth of 1 ½” x Width that varies between 2 ¼” and 2 ½” (measured approx 1” in. On either end). Weight is 245 grams (Once again, I can't upload the MAIN shot, topside, so, this one may be more difficult to ID)
  24. Help Identifying a Fossil

    I need help identifying this fossil I found in Myrtle Beach, SC. It was located on the beach.
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