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Found 51 results

  1. Jaw bone ID (no teeth)

    Hello, I found this jawbone in Manatee County, Florida. The piece I found is about 3” long, 1” tall and .5“ wide. Please help with ID. Many thanks
  2. Big Brook #8

    saturday was my 8th trip to Big Brook and came away with shark teeth, a (modern) deer jawbone, a Jergens Lotion glass bottle (1970s?) and a really cool iridescent rock the likes of which i've never seen there before. And possibly a lobster fossil.
  3. Fish Spine or Jaw bone Maybe?

    I have found several of these fossils over the last few months and would love some help identifying them. Most are small, less than 1 inch long and difficult for me to photograph with any real detail. But the last one I found is much larger by comparison. It's just a fragment but it's about an inch and a half long and 1/2 inch wide. They all taper from one end to the other and they all have raised bumps down one edge and a deep groove along the other edge. The flat sides are textured. They were all found in a creek in Southwest Alabama, US alongside Eocene shark, ray and sawfish teeth. Suggestions so far include silurid spine, stingray barb, fish jawbone, and a piece of Noah's Ark. I have not been able to find matching examples of any of them. Any other ideas, or pictures to confirm one of the previous suggestions? I posted some videos I shot if that helps. Not sure if it's permissible to link to them here so apologies if not... Thanks!
  4. Unknown Jawbone Please Help

    I found this jaw bone in mexico on a beach and have no idea what it is. It’s blue which i think is especially weird. Thanks for all your help! One picture is next to my dog for size lol.
  5. In the course of my unprofessional research (mostly online, museums, personal finds, friends, etc..) I have only seen one mammoth tooth still "fully" incased in the jawbone. I'm sure that hundreds if not thousands must exist, but would like to know how rare or common it is to find a Mammoth tooth encased in the jawbone. Thanks for any feedback. Mike
  6. Found fossil - don't know what it is

    Hi I found this fossil while on a hike in the Negev desert in Israel. It has been bugging me for years and I hope someone can help me identify it? (hand for scale)
  7. Hello everyone, looking for some help in IDing this fossil. We think it's a tooth embedded in a jawbone, found in a Western New York riverbank. Thanks!
  8. Small jaw bone with tooth

    Hi there! Found this tiny piece of jawbone at a land site in Venice, FL. It looks like it has at least one whole tooth left in it. The jaw is 1.5” long and the tooth itself is about .5” wide. I’m not sure of the formation or period unfortunately. I did find meg teeth next to it so leads me to believe I’m possibly digging in Miocene- Pliocene? Is this a correct assumption, or not always? Thank you for any ideas and/or info. I LOVE this site! A world wide community of folks who inspire passion and continuous learning. How incredible! Marie
  9. Skull, Teeth, Jawbone, etc.

    Hello everyone and thanks in advance for any help or ideas. Earlier this summer my friend moved to South Dakota and purchased a home. A few days ago he was cleaning out a shed on the property and found a cardboard box filled with the fossils seen below. It is unknown if the prior owner had found these on the property or if they had been purchased elsewhere. So unfortunately he has no idea where or when these were originally found. Neither of us have much experience in this but obviously fossils such as these catch your attention! If anyone wants or needs additional pictures let me know and I will see if he can send more. I have included mostly pictures of the skull and teeth as I figured they would likely be most helpful for identification. It is assumed all these pieces belong together but it is possible it is just a random collection. The pictures in order are: skull facing front, skull bottom, skull side (close up), three different angles of the jaw/teeth, and then one pic of all the pieces together with a ruler to get a ballpark idea of sizing. Hope you guys enjoy the pics and hopefully someone out there has some guesses. Thanks!
  10. That’s what I see but im not and expert(yet). Any info greatly appreciated thanks!
  11. Jawbone?

    I have other pics but won't let me upload over 4mb? But anyone know what kind of fossil this is?
  12. Jaw bone

    Dug this up in about 2 feet of sand around a pond in cat tails. I thought raccoon but it doesn’t have front teeth. Can you help identify please, thank you. It was found in Florida.
  13. Mystery Jaw

    So I have a new mystery. I found this jawbone in miocene gravel. I found mastodon enamel right next to this. I believe this jaw to either be a cat of some kind or raccoon. It shows signs of being both fossilized and not. It's hard a little heavy and sounds like stone when hit against other stone objects, with a slightly less hard tink sound than that of my sharks teeth but it still sounds like stone. The teeth are still white though, however the two smaller teeth have hard sediment still attached to them and the larger tooth has similar sediment stuck in the part of the tooth that is missing. It's hard to tell if this is a fossil or not. Is it possible for something to be half fossilized?
  14. I was recently collecting down on the south fork of the nemaha river, looking through the glacial till gravel, and discovered this very well preserved jawbone. I am unsure of its age or species. Any information would be great to have. I can post other angles of it if needed
  15. Sulphur Creek Mystery Fossils

    I have some mystery fossils from Ladonia, Texas, collected in the Sulphur Creek riverbed. I'm not sure if the fragments are identifiable, but there is one i fine interesting I'd like to get opinions on, I'll start with that one! (after an overall shot:)The fossil I'm finding particularly interesting is the second from right (detail shots below) THis is a total guess but is it a fish fin possibly? Or a small plant? Next is a jaw fragment I'd love to know anything more about: {Will continue in a reply below}
  16. Made it out to the North Sulphur River yesterday and found a couple of interesting pieces of bone. One was a small jawbone that may be mosasaur but may be small enough to be from some type of fish, not sure. The other piece was one of the largest that I have found but is an odd shape and I am not sure if it may be from a mosasaur, most of the material from this area falls into that group? Any thoughts would be appreciated.
  17. NSR Mosasaur jawbone

    From the album North Sulfur River

    Mosasaur jawbone collected in the North Sulfur River in Ladonia, TX. Species unknown.
  18. Mosasaur jawbone

    From the album Fossil Collection

    Mosasaur jawbone collected from the North Sulfur River in Ladonia, TX. It has a root still in one of the sockets.
  19. NSR Fish jawbones

    From the album North Sulfur River

    These are fish jawbones collected from the North Sulfur River in Ladonia, TX.
  20. Triceratops jawbone section

    From the album Dinosaurs

    This is a Triceratops jaw section from Hell Creek.
  21. Jawbone

    Hello, I have had this fossil for a few years, but I do not know what it is from. I picked it up on a beach in South Africa on the west coast, the beach is a few kilometres from a fossil park that has many similar fossils. I currently do not have the fossil so if no one can identify it due to the quality of the picture I will try again once I have the fossil. It is about 10-12 cm long.
  22. Very Small Jawbones w/ Teeth(?)

    I found these mystery jawbone fragments in Post Oak Creek near Sherman, Texas. I was wondering if I anyone could help me identify them. If closer shots of the teeth would help, or you need another angle don't hesitate to ask! edit: longer fragment is about 8mm long I'm used to only finding unidentifiable bone fragments out there so these were a neat little surprise! (in fact i only picked up one knowingly, the other I must have thought was a tooth when I picked it up. I only noticed it after coming home to rinse stuff off haha)
  23. Mosasaur jaw section

    Hi yall, just posting to get to where I can create a photo album. This is a section of mosasaur jawbone from the north sulfur river in ladonia, tx. It has one tooth. Species unknown.
  24. A Peace River bone

    I have not been out too much this season, but the Peace River is certainly open for hunting. I went to a location that I had hunted many times, thinking I could recheck old sites for new fossils. I am currently water depth challenged, and the river was at least a foot deeper than I had remembered for this location. The day was mostly non productive with a minimal number of small shark teeth, a single armadillo scute, and then this bone. I came very close to tossing it back in but thought that ridge/groove down the side could be a marker for one of my favorite fossils. I always am on the lookout for that groove. I also might be imagining what I wish it to be, I have done that before. Although I encourage and appreciate all comments, Let's also see what Bobby thinks... @Boesse
  25. Jawbone

    From the album Post oak finds