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  1. Crazy story... I recently started work with the Port of Miami in Florida, while at work and on a brake i was hiding from the rain that we usually get here every day, and walking around day dreaming about fossils since I haven't hunted in years, when all of a sudden I see this weird looking flat spiral shape in a puddle next to a garbage bin, I thought to my self that there's no way that it might be a fossil, I must be losing it and seeing things,must be some sort of metal washer or garbage but decided to give it a better look... and there it was , an ammonite in the most unlikeliest places, I snatched it pretty fast and put it in my pocket. I thought someone had it as a pendant and lost it but after 5 mins I decided to go back and give it another look.... and there it was, another one and then a trilobite and after that a horn coral, there were broken pieces scattered all over the pavement that led to a garbage bin so of course I had to look inside and there were more broken and whole pieces of different sorts of Moroccan fossils that were wrapped at one point in a Moroccan newspaper. I eventually jumped in and picked up as much as I could, handfuls of broken shark teeth, some minerals, orthoceras, etc. Most of them were completely broken and beyond repair or restoration, a.k.a dust. Some even ended up in the gutter but managed to get my hand in there and save whatever I could. I took a photo of the best pieces, hope this makes it in the " Fossil of the Month " ;).
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