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  1. Best day yet on the creek!

    This is from a two day trip to the same creek. The first trip I found some clues that there may be big teeth here due to the large ray plates I found (the first day was mostly rays so you can tell them apart kinda). I found a few small shark teeth and I called it a day. The next morning, I set out for the creek yet again and I knew I made a good decision because I was going to explore a new place. Sometimes it’s good to explore something uncharted another day. I found a lot of teeth including this beauty that tooth was absolutely flawless and came right out the formation. I found a lot more shark teeth among side it while sifting and a couple small fish vertebrae which are cool because you can’t get them with the 1/4 inch mesh. I also found a nice piece of otodus that is pathological and would have been wicked if it was complete. the backside here is where it shows it’s deformities. It looks broken but I’m further inspection the enamel is still there but the tooth itself is real jacked up. I also found a large shark vertebra and a piece of reptile bone since whales didn’t exist in this time period yet. This is all the stuff, including some petrified wood from the Cretaceous formation. I hope you guys enjoyed it! I hope to one day find a nice complete rib or maybe even a skull there.
  2. Strange heavy jagged rock

    I found this “rock” a while ago. I kept it because it was very heavy for its size but when I got it home it didn’t turn out to be metal of any sort. It reminds me of a corkscrew in a way as it does repeat the same pattern. I really don’t think it’s a concretion. Any help would be much appreciated.
  3. ID Help

    Need help identifying this. Some say it's a regular rock formation. Others insist that it's a petrified bone. "Distal phalange" from a large animal was one person's guess. It's about 3 inches long. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
  4. From the album Muncie Creek Shale Nodules

    I previously posted this onto fossil Id and unfortunately no one could come up with a good identification but I was told there were some skull fragments in this piece from the user Jdp Any Ids are Very much welcomed I suspect this is fish coprolite or fish regurgitation
  5. I found this about 3 years ago along the South Suffolk coastline (in the UK) that meets the North Sea, where the Doggerland sank about ten thousand years ago, give or take. Based on googling, I believe it could be a fox leg bone, but if I'm wrong, please let me know! (Also, if these pictures don't meet spec, please let me know that too.) It's hollow inside, as far as I can see with a flashlight, and it narrows as well, but it's hard to photograph that. This is probably where a ligament would wrap around? Thank you in advance to everyone for help and corrections!
  6. Turtle or?

    Heyy , I have these two bones from which I do not recognize the bone structure. Normally fish is layered, turtle to? The big one could me crocodile? I am lost on these bones. I thought the long one could be a piece of rib. But please help me! lxbxh Measurements rib?: 140x43x22mm Measurements ID?: 95x75x53mm Merci
  7. Moroccan Jaw

    Guess who's back I have this piece of I think a left lower jaw from either a crocodile or dinosaur. If I look at the toothsockets they are for round teeth, so crocodile (looking at the size Elosuchus?) or spinosaurid. I am leaning more towards a crocodil. Size: 18x6x2cm Thank you
  8. Moroccan longbone

    Heyy, The next 3 bones. For these ones I feel like there is an obvious explination. Buuut There is a tiny monkey in my head making music... Soo 2 I recognize as longbone one was named Radius crocodile or dinosaur. I think the 3th is a scapula? But with a fused coracoid? Maybe a pubis? Measurements of the longbone: Lengte: 24x6,4x3,7cm and radius(?): Lengte: 17,6x4,4x1,5cm Pubis (?) is lxhxb = 16,7x7x2,8cm Greetings Yasmin
  9. Moroccan Mystery

    Hi Y'all, I am new here During the lockdown (in the Netherlands) I started cleaning and documenting my collection. There are a few things I am not sure about. So if anyone could help, Yes please So this thing I am not sure what I am looking at. The thing that is weird to me is that if you look at it from the tip it lloks like a +. This wants to make me cross out a dinosaur but the bone structure does not look like a fish. Sooo I am a bit confuzed Measurements are LxHXB 24cmx5.1cmx4cm Thank you for looking
  10. Dinosaur Bone from Ganzhou, China

    This bone is about 70cm in length. It is from Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province of China in which a lot of dinosaur eggs were found. Cretaceous Formation. Is it a dinosaur bone?
  11. Mystery Bone

    Found these this evening on mrytle Beach. I don't know what animal they come off of but they are good sized? Does anyone have any helpful information on what they come off of?
  12. Kem Kem Croc bone

    Hello, This caught my eye. It's sold as a crocodile bone from the Kem Kem beds, but the fact it's hollow makes me think it might actually be theropod. Are croc bones hollow? It is 9 inches by 3.5 by 2.7.
  13. Unidentified fossil rib fragment

    I found this piece on North Myrtle Beach today. I believe it is a rib fragment of some sort. U have no idea what it could have come off of. I was guessing a dolphin or possibly a small whale. The shark tooth hunting today has been slow but have found a few fossils. Any help on this one would be greatly appreciated.
  14. Unidentified fossil

    I was picking up a sand tiger shark tooth and this was laying beside it. I'm sure it is a fossil but I have no idea what is. I would appreciate any help identifying it.
  15. Please help with an ID

    Hi all I been asked by someone who is a little shy and new to fossils. They got themselves a auction lot of fossils but sadly no locations or ID info . I have helped with most of the lots but I would like a second opinion on these two items and vertebra . Thank you all Bobby.
  16. Kem Kem bone

    Here is another fossil I have trouble seeing how an ID was made, from Kem Kem in Morocco. This was sold to me as a bone from a Spinosaurus, but is this identifiable as coming from Spinsaurus or even a dinosaur at all? It's clearly from a quite large animal as it measures 7-8 centimetres (2.75-3.15 inches; depending on how you count) long and isn't even complete, so perhaps that is indicative of dinosaurian origin at least? Or could it possibly alternatively have come from one of the crocodylomorphs in Kem Kem? Is there anything about this that confidently places it as coming from a dinosaur? Could it's location in the skeleton be inferred or is it too fragmentary? Thanks in advance
  17. Is this bone? I.d.?

    Is this a part of a bone or what? Found in Seminary Mississippi in a gravel pit.
  18. Please help ID this partial bone

    This was found, with other bone fragments and a partial shark's (?) tooth in the ditch by a roadcut on North River Rd., just East of the little town or Artic WA. It's 10cm long. I hope the photos show the knobby, crooked form, it's shaped like a crooked finger, could it be a broken and healed rib bone? Please see arrow ---> on "top" pic.. I'm interested in what you all think! Thanks.
  19. I wonder if anyone may be able to help determine whether this is a bone, and whether it might be from a fish or a tetrapod? It was found in the Middle Pennsylvanian Wewoka Formation of northeastern Oklahoma. It may take me 3-4 postings to upload all 7 images. Best wishes.
  20. I picked up this Mosasaur tooth in matrix with a really interesting bone along with the standard fish bones. See photos for reference. Any help in identification would be much appreciated!
  21. NSR Fossil Bone Identification

    Hey Everyone, Went to NSR today. Had some good luck. Nice couple of calcite covered specimens. This bone has me stumped. I believe it was larger at one time as it appears broken. One of the larger bone pieces I have found that is not a vert. Two groups of pics due to size. Any ideas?
  22. Thoughts on cave bones?

    Hi all I have been looking through some of my cave finds and want your thoughts on two specimens that look much older than the other bones. All these bones where found in one cave that could have possibly been inhabited by humans as recently as 370 years ago, before colonialism. I have found some ostrich egg fragments as well as sea shells in the upper soil layer, this might be an indication of human activity, I have also found evidence that the site was occupied by scavengers and predators like the lynx and leopard at some points. The site is approximately 1.5km from the nearest coast and around 200m above sea level (could be higher) cave fossils, including hominid fossils dated at 35,000 years old have been found in the surrounding mountains. (made an edit on age from 80,000 changed to 35,000, this could change again as I was just reading some conflicting reports on the area, varies from middle to late pleistocene with some early to middle holocene in the mix) These jaw bones where found in a compact layer at around 300mm below the looser 100mm of topsoil. Jaw specimen 1 is probably a juvenile Papio ursinus (chacma baboon) jaw 2 is from a Cape fur seal, they feel much denser than the bones from the top soil layer, but are not permineralized (like stone) I would like some thoughts on the idea of these being pleistocene material?
  23. Possible bone from Ramanessin brook?

    I went to the Ramanessin brook a few months ago for the first time, while I was busy looking at my cretaceous shark teeth I completely forgot about this thing I found. To me it looks just like a bone but I have never found any type of bone in New Jersey before, I'm curious if it is one. And if it is, is it possible to identify what this could possibly be from.
  24. What is this? Help

    Hello everyone! I found this possible fossil? in a Coast in Uruguay (country in South America) - I found it after a drop in the level of the water, he was between a lot of rocks and look so different than the rocks (and I'm 98% sure that isn't a rock lol) what could it be? The size is 60x40 aprox Thank you all! And sorry for the bad english btw.
  25. Ichthyosaur bone block

    After a few months of many acid baths and manual prep, I finished this quality piece off this afternoon. Most likely heavily predated by another marine reptile. There’s verts, neural arches, ribs, teeth and jaw. Probably around 30 hours of prep in total. Finally have an abrasion unit on its way so all that’s left is to finish the matrix. This is my first foray into proper bone prep, only really doing smaller pieces before, and needed a challenge during this lockdown I’m the uk. Pretty happy with how it’s come out.
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