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Found 1,014 results

  1. Picked up this beautiful pathological Cuban Meg Tooth a couple days ago. It measures 5.25” with a killer twist.
  2. Primate Teeth fossils help fill gap in fossil record https://phys.org/news/2019-05-tooth-fossils-million-year-old-gap-primate.amp
  3. Fossilized gum and teeth ?

    I need help identifying these teeth and petrified gums. My neighbor received a load of gravel from a quarry in Kansas. I asked if i could look for fossils etc. And I found these teeth. They are 1 1/2 inches long. Thank you
  4. Fish teeth? Whale teeth?

    Found a few of these teeth on the beach (dredged material) in Wilmington, NC. They seem awfully small to be whale teeth. Anyone?
  5. Help identifying tooth

    Is it possible to narrow down what type of mosasaur a tooth came from? Found a tooth but it looks different from the typical ones I see all over google. Thanks!
  6. Sharks' teeth from Belgium

    Dear teeth and bones' experts I need some help to ID a lot of sharks' teeth that I got from Belgium. 90% of them have no ID. Here is the overall picture of the lot (with numbers of groups): The seller put them in separate packages, so I took the pictures as he grouped them. This is the most numerous group no.1 - to the right on the first picture:
  7. Where to get 1/8th stainless mesh

    Hey guys, new here. So I made a few of the shark tooth sifters with pool noodles. They work great but I can only find the 1/4th wire. Does anyone know who sells the 1/8th mesh that's stainless? I tried window screen material and that's awful in my opinion. Recently ordered a pan sifter off Amazon and it had the stainless wire 1/8th in it. But I need sheets to make my own. The 1/4th catches bigger teeth fine but the sand shark teeth usually pass thru the 1/4th mesh.
  8. Hi! I am new to this forum and have been asking some questions the last two days! I found this fossil in sale by a very reputable seller. As it is going to be my first big fossil I would like to know your opinions about it! Is it a good example of this species? I am really new to this hobby so any informations on this would be very appreciated! Thank you all for your time!
  9. Hi there, The kids had a nice few little finds today at Walton On The Naze, Essex (UK). We got there just as the tide was revealing the beach so had some nice fresh cliff fall and stoney sand to sort through. Rest assured that any help advising what their finds may be will be greeted with great enthusiasm and excitement! (They are 5 and 8 - and very excited to post this here!). Thank you, G.
  10. Hi, All. Okay - I'm trying to learn here, so please bear with me! I've been told that many of the teeth I've acquired here in Niger have been croc teeth, and that one of the ways to tell a croc tooth is by a circular base (basil?), while spinosauridae teeth are more oval.... That said, I offer the following two teeth for your informed evaluation! The bigger one is relatively narrow (the side shot with the enamel curving over the top gives you an idea), with the smaller one has a distinct "ridge" on each front/back (I know those aren't the technical terms - sorry!). As always, I greatly appreciate the education that you folks are giving me - thank you! Rob @Troodon @Haravex @jpc @LordTrilobite
  11. Hello, I lack teeth in my collection from the Bissekty and a number of theropod teeth have popped up on a popular auction site from a seemingly reliable seller. None of them are super special but I am curious if I should pull the trigger or wait for better material? I don't see Bissekty material often and would have trouble doing a proper ID.. Thank you
  12. Curved Aurora teeth

    I found this trio of strange teeth in a bucket of Lee Creek fossil matrix. All 3 are slightly less than one inch in length and seem vaguely cetacean or reptilian. Of course, they could be claws instead of teeth. There are several other mystery fossils I found, but for some reason only 2 photos can be uploaded at a time, so I'll have to make a separate post for each fossil.
  13. Since the weather is (finally) behaving and the Peace River water level has now stabilized at a depth where South Florida fossil hunters can get in and get their hunt on, Tammy and I found a free day in our busy schedule and planned a day trip to Arcadia to try our luck on the Peace River again. If we do not drive over and spend the night in a local hotel, hunting on the Peace River involves an early morning wake-up call at the painfully early hour of 3:00 AM. We're all packed up and leaving the house at just around 4:00 AM with a long quiet drive through mostly empty highways--up the Florida Turnpike to the aptly named Beeline Hwy which makes a beeline straight northwest for the town of Okeechobee at the northern tip of Lake Okeechobee (the large lake that looks like it was hole punched out of the map of Florida). A stop for something approximating breakfast at the 24-hour Micky D's in Okeechobee (bring a jacket if you go because the AC is set for 60F ) and then it's a straight show west on State Road 70 into Arcadia. When we arrive we make a quick stop for a bag of ice for our cooler and a few snacks for the day. Then we roll into Canoe Outpost to fill out our paperwork and wait for the bus to take us to the put-in location. As we had a free day to make this trip on a Tuesday, Canoe Outpost is far from busy--in fact we are the only ones there save two employees who had to come in early to tend to our canoe rental needs. Today's hunting area of choice is on the lower half of the normal full-day rental. Usually, we put in at Brownville Park some 8.5 miles upstream of the Canoe Outpost dock and we stop at various locations along the way. We wanted to focus on some spots downstream from their half-day put-in location at the primitive campground area that is owned by Canoe Outpost (called Oak Hill). We've wanted to get dropped off here on some weekends when we only wanted to hunt along the lower 4 miles of the river above Arcadia but usually they have others going to Brownville on the 8:00 AM run and we just end up getting put-in there. We spend the first hour paddling the 4.5 miles down to the half-day put-in. This time we were lucky--nobody else was signed-up to go out at 8:00 AM so they were accommodating enough to put us in at the halfway point and save us an hour of paddling. We enjoy the peaceful paddling down the river looking for birds and spotting gators along the banks but the thought of saving an hour of paddle time was too good to pass up--more time for sifting. We made it down to the spot where we had found some nice armadillo bits two weeks before--a tooth and an astragalus from Holmesina septentrionalis a two meter beastie clocking in at around 250 kg. According to Dr. Hulbert specimens from this species are pretty rare in South Florida and the astragalus that we found last trip is earmarked for the FLMNH next time we are in Gainesville as the museum does not have any specimens of this bone from this species in its collection. We were hoping to possibly find some additional Holmesina bits though that was a long shot at best. We poked around the site chasing down areas with nice chunky gravel hoping to find some nice items and though we struck out extending our Holmesina finds we did come across a few nice items. On only the first handful of screens, a familiar triangular shape appeared in the sifting screen. Though the root was a bit dinged, this meg tooth that topped out at just about 3 inches is just shy of the 3.25 inch size that most teeth seem to max out at in the Peace River. A little while later a beautifully shaped smaller meg (just under 2 inches) turned up in the sifting screen. Here are some in situ (well, in sifter anyway) images of those teeth at the moment they revealed themselves. A little while later (after many smaller shark teeth and broken megs--fraglodons) we turned up one of the larger Carcharhinus teeth I've seen come from the Peace River. It was a nice surprise to see such a large example of a requiem shark tooth. No more interesting shark teeth turned up though we did find quite a number of the normal nickel and dime (size) teeth which will end up in an ever growing jar of teeth on display in the family room. Two other novelties helped to make the day a successful hunt in the record books. I turned up a tiny unerupted tooth that I believe to be tapir peccary though I've never seen one with six cusps (two small ones off one side). EDIT: Fixed ID, see below. As with many of these teeth the hollow nature of the tooth and fragile roots mean that usually only the enamel crown are recovered--at least this pretty little thing is solidly in one piece. The other tooth is a bit of a mystery. I'm sure @Harry Pristis will likely recognize this as it looks reasonably distinctive. The tooth looks like it has a complete crown (no parts missing) but it only has a trace of the roots left. Looking at the photos I can see that there are cracks forming on this tooth and it looks like it is ready to disarticulate into a puzzle of pieces. I think I'll be attempting to consolidate this item a bit with some B72. There is less than a month to go before the official start of rainy/hurricane season in June. Hoping to find some time in my schedule to make it back out to the river a few more times. It's been an extremely shortened season this year but the few finds we have been able to make have been enjoyable. Cheers. -Ken
  14. Cetacean? teeth from the Yorktown

    hi all, Here are three teeth from the Pliocene Yorktown at LC. When found, I was told "pilot whale", which hasn't helped much. I do believe that they are from a tooth cetacean though. Could anyone hazard a guess as to genus/species? thanks in advance
  15. Teeth ID (solved : horse incisors)

    Need help identifying these teeth/tusks (4cm long) I found in Rhodes (Greece). Since the area was a landslide caused by waters flowing over different layers of sediment (clay, marl, sandstone) the resulting mix contained both sea (shells) and land (pine cone impressions) fossils I cannot give a clear estimate of age, just place it somewhere within the upper Pliocene - lower Pleistocene boundaries.
  16. Coming home from a meeting on Saturday I stopped by a planned future addition in my friends neighborhood. I only had about 20 minutes and wasn’t too high on the prospects of the spot, so I thought at the very least it would be a nice hike in nature. Well this turned out to be a very fruitful 20 minutes. I found my first ever shark teeth not in a creek or near a lake, just right out in an open field. I knew they were out there somewhere, but they just always seem to be wherever I’m not lol. Actually worked out quite well too. I’ve been needing an extra Cretalamna tooth (first photo) for my shark tooth display I use in my program. And who would have guessed that I’d actually find one. Now maybe next time I’ll find a big ol Cretoxyrhina waiting out there for me next time haha.
  17. London Finds

    Hello everyone! My wife and I were walking down on the Thames Riverbank today (Not looking for fossils for once lol) and we looked down and instantly saw some bones. We just picked these up because they have teeth in them. Like I said we’re not here for that and are in dress clothes. I’m curious about what animal they’re from, what time period and of course the legality of even picking them up. Does anyone know if we can fly with them? I need to know because we head back to Texas relatively early tomorrow. Any input is much appreciated. Thank you.
  18. A few recent trips to brownies. Still have not found the big ones, but I think I am getting better at spotting them. I attached a pic, and had a few request for comments. Can someone provide additional info on the bone, broken tooth, the one object with the cut down the middle (does not feel like wood), and the 3 tonged tooth, which to me looks like a wisdom tooth. Any info appreciated. To give an idea on size the bone is probable about 3 to 4 inches. Thanks,
  19. Need help identifying teeth

    I'm not even sure what these are, but I was kayaking near Cherry Point and found these while walking on a sandbar. They seemed really unique so I tried to look them up and haven't found anything.
  20. I have found a ton of these. Does anyone know what they might be?
  21. Hello Everyone, My friends and I are visiting New Orleans this weekend and I was wondering if there are any places nearby that we could find any shark teeth? Thank you you for any help!
  22. Ray teeth? Pt2

    I need help identifying this piece of dental plaque from a ray. Any ideas?
  23. Which is of highest quality?

    I recently saw these teeth for sale online. Which of these in everyone’s opinion is of highest quality and easiest to ID? And which are your favourites? Also am I correct when I say the lines on the second tooth are seen in some ceratosaurus teeth? These teeth are from the Lourhina of Portugal.
  24. Carnivorous mammal skull ID

    Could someone please help me identify this mammal skull? It has no associated geographic information.
  25. Ray teeth?

    I need help identifying this piece of dental plaque from a ray. Any ideas?
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