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After storm Alex hit this weekend, went out for an hour this morning to a deserted beach. Waves have been pushing against the cliffs and a few fresh falls are evident. 
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First find was a partial Meg chunk. With a little bit of enamel left. 

 

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Picked up a nice isurus by the fresh fall along with an Otodus tip. 


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Lastly and without doubt the find of the day was this what I think is a Carcharodon Hastalis. 62mm making it the largest one I’ve found. It has some wonderful blue colours to it that the photos don’t show to well. 
 

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Thanks for reading everyone!

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1 hour ago, LiamL said:

Awesome finds! Would be so nice to find shark teeth!

Thanks Liam, if your ever down this way for whatever reason and want any information drop me a message! 

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PrehistoricWonders

Great finds! I want to find an otodus so bad! Love the mako and hastalis teeth!

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Fossildude19

Wow! 

Stellar finds! :) 

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  • 3 weeks later...

Great finds @TomWhiteI'm staying in Aldeburgh at the moment, would you have any suggestions for a few hour's fossiling, bearing in mind I've my trusty greyhound with me. 

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On 26/10/2020 at 8:49 PM, DE&i said:

Great finds @TomWhiteI'm staying in Aldeburgh at the moment, would you have any suggestions for a few hour's fossiling, bearing in mind I've my trusty greyhound with me. 

Yes of course, well, if I were you I’d go to Bawdsey. Specifically a place called East Lane. If you put in your satnav IP12 3AP you’ll get to a car park with some old war defences. Facing out to sea go to the right side past the Martello tower. Beach will be infront of you down a small muddy path. If you go at low tide you will find loads of teeth in the piles of shell/shingle material just above where the clay meets the sand. Any Otodus teeth with most likely be on the clay itself but they are few and far between at the moment. You’ll find teeth the whole way down the beach however the first 500 or so yards until you get to a pill box on the beach is best. 
 

Closer to Aldeburgh you have the Coralline crag at thorpeness however I haven’t been there in years so not sure how much is exposed. Will be full of shell material if conditions are right. 

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thelivingdead531

Great finds, they are beautiful teeth!! :meg: I wish I could go back to Bawdsey...maybe someday!

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Thank you @TomWhite I followed your instructions to the letter for Bawdsey. We were there for about a hour, and managed to pick a few Sharks teeth up and a possible worn Ray plate. 

 

Elliot and I took turns looking in the scree slopes for shells and derived fossils.

 

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20 minutes ago, DE&i said:

Thank you @TomWhite I followed your instructions to the letter for Bawdsey. We were there for about a hour, and managed to pick a few Sharks teeth up and a possible worn Ray plate. 

 

Elliot and I took turns looking in the scree slopes for shells and derived fossils.

 

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Great photos and finds! Looks very busy down there! Conditions aren’t the best at the moment so you did well! You ideally want no shingle at all with a very flat gradient to the cliffs. If you are still here after the weekend, the weather we are due to have in the next few days will remove a lot of the shingle build up. 

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Thank you @TomWhite, if I'm ever this way next year, I'll drop you a message here on TFF. See if I can time some decent scouring conditions beforehand. I'm guessing it was busy due to schools closed for half term.

 

Also do you think that we found a worn Ray tooth. 

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1 minute ago, DE&i said:

Thank you @TomWhite, if I'm ever this way next year, I'll drop you a message here on TFF. See if I can time some decent scouring conditions beforehand. I'm guessing it was busy due to schools closed for half term.

 

Also do you think that we found a worn Ray tooth. 

Yes no problem at all. There are a few other spots I can direct you to as well for fossils crabs along with small but perfect polished red crag teeth with the chance of Notorynchus teeth. 
Yes no doubt it is a ray tooth. We just get fragments here but if you go down to the isle of Sheppey of your lucky you will find complete ray plates. 

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