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Found 484 results

  1. Identification Needed

    If anyone could help me figure out what this is, that would be awesome, I found it at the beach while looking for shark teeth.
  2. I spent my last week on the Jard sur Mer beach ,Callovian to Bathonian fossils :)and sunburns
  3. Marine Fossil from Miocene

    Hi everyone. I found this fossil while combing a fossil beach on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. The beach is littered with fossils from the Miocene including Chesapecten jeffersonius, Ecphora gardnerae, bone fragments of all sizes, and the occasional shark tooth. This stood out to me as being an unusual bone fragment so I picked it up. It is about 3 inches or 7.62cm in length. Is this a piece of a bone or something else entirely?
  4. Not certain on this one

    Found this guy at the beach today. Haven’t found one like it before, and I have a hunch on what it might be but the cusps make me unsure. Doesn’t look like there were any serrations. At least I don’t see remnants of them anyways. Similar root structure to that of a benedini. Any ideas?
  5. Possible Bone Found

    Hey there, This is my first post so please excuse any newbie blunders. I found this bone or other long thing lying on the beach at Tankerton, Kent, UK part of the London Clay formation this week, 14th July 2020. The London Clay formation is said to be early/lower eocene. To me, a layman to palaeontology and Osteology, it seems like a leg bone, perhaps tibia because of it triangular shape at one end?!?! I was told by a young gentleman on the beach that Mammouth have been found there as well in the past. That is about as far as my knowledge goes. I appreciate any help I can get. Thanks
  6. Long Island Fossil

    My 5 year old son is an aspiring paleontologist. He found this yesterday while swimming in shallow water in Sag Harbor, NY. He's convinced that he identified a new species. We love encouraging his expeditions and would love to have help identifying this. Thanks so much!
  7. I found this on an island beach on the south west coast of Donegal, Ireland Any help in identifying would be greatly appreciated I have no experience at all
  8. 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?
  9. Tooth?

    I found this while hunting shark teeth near Savannah Ga. Very solid, bounces on granite counter like a rock. Please help me find an ID that will halt my endless internet tooth and claw photo review.
  10. Please can you ID for me?

    Hi, My Son found this on a beach near Dover Kent in the United Kingdom. We don't know what it is but looks like a fossil to me? The material almost looks like bone to me though. Thanks for any help!
  11. I need help identifying this Bone I found after a storm at OBX. The sandal in the picture is a mans size 10.
  12. Is This a Nautiloid Cephalopod?

    Hi everyone. The other day I found this interesting impression in a rock. When I first saw it, I noticed that it looked similar to the sutures inside a cephalopod shell, but I thought it may have been wishful thinking and was probably something else. I took it home and asked on Reddit, and another user also said that they believed it was probably a nautiloid shell. So, I'm coming here for final verification. Is this a nautiloid shell? The fossil was found in northwest Michigan, along Lake Michigan. Thanks in advance!
  13. This was found on the sand in Myrtle beach South Carolina. Looks like a small vertebrae possibly or a fish skull element, it’s about the size of a dime. Thanks for looking.
  14. Texas City Dike Bison Tooth?

    One of the only fossils I managed to find at the Texas City dike this weekend, which is well-known as a site for Pleistocene fossils from the Beaumont Clay formation that are pulled to the surface during dredging operations in the nearby shipping channel. I know this tooth isn't Equus, so maybe bison? Any help would be appreciated!
  15. Tooth or Rock

    Hi all, just found this on the beach in San Clemente, California, USA. I assume it’s a rock, but the bottom shape is so toothy, I wanted to check. It’s 4 inches long by about 2 inches wide. I included photos of the front back and side. Any help is appreciated, thank you!
  16. Ok, tired of AK Hiker getting all the glory for Alaska finds hehe Made a run to my local fossil spot yesterday (which includes about 3 miles driving down the beach). Try to only go down when the tide is falling to 1, give more time to explore, and 2, more time to escape when the tides rolls back in. We can have between 8 - 28 feet of tide change! During big high tides the water is to the bluff. Some of the driving is loose sand / gravel so want to make sure if accidentally get stuck have time to get the car dug out before it takes a salt bath! We're searching through the Kenai group, Beluga formation, mid-late Miocene age plants. Most of it is splitting slabs that have been weathered out sitting at bottom of bluff along beach. Most slabs have exposed fossils but they are quickly worn down so it's rock breaking time to find sharper fossils. Most I have not ID'd yet (some I have a very hard time seeing / understanding the differences) First photos are of the area searched (bluff) and the view across Cook Inlet. In 1st one you can see Mt Illiamna across the Inlet which is one of our local dormant volcanoes (3 within 100 miles have erupted in last 30 years or so. Last in 2009)
  17. Are there a lot of cretaceous era sharks teeth along the beaches near Belmar? A friend said he found about 300 teeth over time there and I wondered if it was from older or newer sharks. Thank you!
  18. Bone found on Holden Beach, NC

    Found this on the beach at Holden Beach, NC. I don't know much about bones and fossils, but it passed the "lick" test. I looked for similar images online and most didn't look to be this worn/polished around the edges, so my uneducated mind is guessing it's fairly old. And it does appear to be fossilized...not terribly heavy, but feels more rock-like than bone-like (compared to a whale bone carving I happen to have that is about twice the size of this, but lighter). Any idea what animal this might be from? Thanks for your help! IMG_8934.HEIC IMG_8933.HEIC IMG_8930.HEIC
  19. Bird Talon?

    Hello, I was looking for shark teeth at Holden Beach, NC USA. I found this odd bird talon shaped object. It is hollow, but doesn't look like a shell. I don't have a ruler handy, It is just estimate about 3 cm long and about about 1cm wide at the thickest end.
  20. Southeast Texas Pleistocene Bones

    I've been searching the gravel bars in the Brazos almost every day this week while the water is still low enough to get down there, and I've collected a pretty good assortment of fossilized bones. Most of what I've found have been fragments that are totally unidentifiable, but a handful still have some significant features that could lead to an ID. There's too many pictures to post all at once, so I'll reply a couple times with more. Thanks for the help! This first find is definitely a tooth and is the only piece I have that isn't from the Brazos, instead I picked it up on a trip to one of the small beaches north of the Texas City dike. I'm thinking bison, but I'm open to suggestions.
  21. We found this hollow bone-like fossil in the surf of the Chesapeake bay, Haven Beach, Mathews VA. It appears to have a cut or tooth mark. Can't find anything else that looks like it. Could it have been broken or sawed?
  22. Found in Venice Florida. Broken teeth but what kind? Small about size of a penny. Thanks
  23. Found Tooth at Myrtle Beach

    Found this on Myrtle Beach. Anybody able to identify?
  24. Please help me identify this fossilized bone (tooth? Vertebrae?) found about 1/2 meter deep, buried in the sand on Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on May, 2020.