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Found 26 results

  1. Coral with odd-boy?

    Hello again! I found this lovely lump of coral today, but it seems to have a bonus weird-boy sticking out of it! Firstly, any idea what kind of coral this is? Rugosa? But then - any idea what the bonus weird thing is? Haha Thank you very much! I'm learning so much from y'all!
  2. Hi guys. I popped back to walton on the naze yet again today. Found this but I cant work out what I is. Looks a bit like petrified wood but no growth rings so is it petrified bone? Thank you
  3. What's this crazy thing!?

    Hello all! So I found this oddball in an ice age clay cliff-face yesterday. When I was cleaning it tonight I noticed some unusual radiating lines coming from one corner on each of this cube-thing's long edges. I Took some quick snaps while wet and I'll post some dry ones in a mo! What weirdy beardy thingy is this? Thank you, all knowing Fossil Forum!
  4. Don’t make me regret this...

    My best guess is turtle shell. The top layer of this specimen seems to be keratin... but beyond that I’m clueless. All layers are very crumbly. Specimen has no redeeming aesthetic value, beyond being mysterious and... weird. Found in a spoil pile near Aurora, NC.
  5. Mysterious sea tooth

    I have found this thing in a campanian marine phosphate deposit. It came along with fish and shark teeth. It looks like some kind of tooth, but I have no idea. The brown area is translucent and looks like enamel. Although the grey is thicker and sharp. Any experts on cretaceous fish would be welcome Ps. This is definately not just a rock, I am fairly familiar with this deposit and can judge a rock from a fossil. Could anybody I'd this please?
  6. Weird find

    I found this fossil on a beach close to the Sir Bani Yas ferry jetty in Ruwais, UAE. I have found many invertebrate fossils in this area. This is not an invertebrate! It looks like there are pieces of ribs in the middle. I think it might belong to a turtle. The beach could have been built by pumping sand into the ocean, I don't know if that helps.
  7. Weird stuff/cool stuff

    I have some pictures of weird creatures that I had been collecting online(pictures, not creatures), but never getting around to anything with them, and I keep having to delete them to make room, so I figured I'd just make a thread dedicated to the idea, instead of a thread each time there's a crazy knew whatever I come across. Please feel free to give any info or thoughts, answers or questions about anything brought up, and if there's any weird or particularly cool creature you want to mention, go ahead and post about it, preferably with a picture. it's ok if you don't have a picture, for instance someone might not even know what it's called, and can only describe it some. go right ahead and bring up something new anytime, or to bring something from earlier back up, even if it hasn't been talked about in awhile. If you're posting about something that's not currently being talked about, just be sure to either start by quoting something about it from before, or just preface your post with what thing you're talking about, that way people will know what you're talking about, and won't get confused. If something is getting heavy discussion, anyone can start a new thread to move discussion of that creature over, to make it easier, but if you do, make sure you post the link to the new discussion thread, for everyone! *to avoid confusion, if you're not continuing the discussion from the previous post, just be sure to refer to what you're talking about.
  8. Rock formation?

    I found this one in Kansas. I have no clue if it's just a odd rock formation or what. Thought I would share
  9. Fossil or rock?

    Please excuse my photography this was the hardest thing ive had to take pictures of wondering what this might be, thought it looked cool
  10. Need to identify

    Can you guys identify this for me please? thank you! Very weird species. My observations: skull and dentition resembling modern felines, with eye sockets to the front and sharp teeth pointing to carnivores. If you look at the feet, knees and lung, the lungs are thin on top then enlarge at the bottom, the knees are similar to ours (bent to the front) instead of cats (bent to the back) and has large long feet. These three factors indicate the possibility of a biped specimen? Notice how each feet has one finger with an extra bone, like some dinosaurs, maybe housed a claw? However, the Waist bone and spine bending at the beginning of the waist bone show that the species is more inclined to walk on all fours. The problem is that this fossil is lacking arms, with no presence or indicator of even a shoulder socket (weird, or possible?). I am confused! Please help
  11. Oddballs of Cap-Blanc-Nez

    Hi all, Found these oddballs at Cap-Blanc-Nez, France. So Cretaceous in age. What do you think they are? I'm not even sure that they are anything, they might just be weird geologic formations. Looking forward to hearing your opinion. Thanks in advance, Max Oddball #1: (kinda flat; and the white spots are concave)
  12. What is this thing?

    Hello all! I am so happy to find this amazing forum. I love looking through all the amazing things people are finding! It's a great site. I have returned to the same place in this river I have found a bunch of interesting objects and animal teeth. Today, even though it was very cold, I did some river hunting when the sun was out and made it fairly decent. I came across this odd stone or object. I have been going to this same stretch of river ofr about 6 months now, have purchased a few geology books and searched online but haven't come across something like this yet. I just have no idea what this is. Any ideas? Thank you for your time, I greatly appreciate your feedback!
  13. My son found this in a creek LOADED with cretaceous fossils (shells, sea uchins, shark teeth). Is this a fossil or just a rock?
  14. What Could This Possibly Be?

    Found this on the Frio River near Uvalde, Tx. It has a strange shape with a lip around one side of it and it appears to have some kind of a core. Here are some pictures.
  15. Hi all, Was looking through some fossils online and came across this one. It was in the "Exclusive fossils" section; so I got really surprised seeing this "pebble" in there. The seller claims it is the fossil skull of a Hybodus shark. Now to me this is very weird. As we all know, sharks have a cartilaginous body; so their skeleton doesn't fossilize easily. That's why I am doubtful about the skull of this shark being so well preserved, with the brain and all. Plus, to me this just looks like a funny-shaped pebble. The only thing that makes it more believable for me are the "teeth" in the last closeup photo. I might be completely wrong on my suspicion, and this might indeed be an exceptional incredible piece. But then shouldn't it be more at home in a museum??? What do you guys think? Best regards, Max
  16. This elrathria kingii was bought last winter in Okinawa. This is a pretty weird case because when I flipped it over, there seemed to be some weird markings. Furthermore, the trilobite did not seem to be casted from the outside, there is some cracking and no air bubbles visible. Also, there were quite a few for sale, and none looked the same. Plus, this species is so common, there shouldn't be any economic value in faking it. Any help is appreciated. See what I mean?
  17. Hi all, I found this fossil oyster (Ostrea edulis) two days ago on the Zandmotor (Netherlands). It's from the Eemian stage of the Pleistocene (120'000 years old). What made me pick up this oyster was its really weird feature. In the inside, this looks like a normal oyster: But when you turn it around, you can see that this oyster had a really rough time! Part of it is completely crushed, pushed in. And there are weird lines on it too. Now of course, the first idea that came onto my mind was that this oyster got crushed when it got pumped out of the sea and thrown onto the beach. But this wouldn't really work, because if you apply just a bit of force anywhere on a fossil oyster, it will easily break/snap. It won't get a new shape. And I have no clue what might have made those weird lines on it. Therefore, I ask your opinion: what do you think happened to this oyster for it to become crushed (but not break), and have those weird lines? Looking forward to some interesting theories! Max More photos:
  18. Strange find

    I've just returned from a trip to runswick bay in Yorkshire England. here is one of my finds, it's really smooth on the outside. Maybe someone knows what it is.
  19. Thoughts on this fossil?

    I have had this for afew years, does anybody have any ideas what it could be? I'm not sure where it's from originally, but the shape looks pretty unusual.
  20. In your opinion, what is the weirdest fossil vertebrate? I would like to see pictures! I will start out with the Helicoprion shark!
  21. Weird sharktooth from Hoevenen

    Hi, Here is a very weird sharktooth from Hoevenen (BE) --> Miocene. I can't find anything that looks similar to it, therefore I'd like your help on this one. Note that the tip is a bit broken off. Also, does anyone know a good guide that could be used to IDing sharkteeth? Best regards, Max
  22. What is it?

    I have had this since I was around 7, and i never could think of what it was, and just now got the idea to ask the internet. It's porous like bone (I'm not sure it's fossilized at all) and all i can say is that it looks like a tiny elephant tooth (of course thats not what it is). Sorry for the bad quality photos, I have trouble uploading things, but I hope someone can give me an idea.
  23. More Beach Fossils

    I found these on (once again lake ontario), I will post individual photos in following posts.
  24. I found this right by the water in Jacksonville, fl in 2012. It looks just like a piece of petrified wood, you can see tree rings and bark. Its just that I found this already cut perfectly and its really weird to me. Does anyone have any knowledge or feedback as to how old it looks and as to why it was cut clean when I found it. Didn't have a measuring tape so, I set it in the middle of a 12x12 tile for an estimate.
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