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Dinosaur teeth from North Carolina are very rare to come by. There are only a small handful of sites where they have come from. One of the sites is well known, but the others are a closely guarded secret. 

 

Those of you who have been lucky to find such things, let's see your pictures. Not mosasaurs, not plesiosaurs but land dwelling dinosaurs. 

 

Here are mine.

 

First a Tyrannosauroidea indet.

 

There are two known Tyrannosaurids from N.C. Dryptosaurus and Appalachasaurus.The small size of this tooth will most likely keep it from being able to be ID'd to Genus level. It is 9.8 mm long, 6.4 mm wide and 3.5 mm thick.

 

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The next tooth is Hadrosauridae indet. It is 17.7 mm long, 8.7 mm wide and 6.7 mm thick.

 

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The third and final tooth has been determined to be an indeterminate Dromaeosaurid. It is 7.1 mm long, 2.8 mm wide and 1.6 mm thick.

 

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Incredible!  Personal finds, Don?

 

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5 hours ago, JohnJ said:

Incredible!  Personal finds, Don?

 

Yes John, all were found by me at 3 locations.

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Awesome teeth, Don!

Jealous!  :envy:

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Wonderful teeth and great finds! 

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Anything from the east coast is special and especially super since they were self collected.   This one gets a double thumbs up  :dinothumb::dinothumb:

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Here is a tooth I recently received.  It should say Tyrannosaur indet. I suppose.  I need to get around to taking a serration density and update that info in my photo. Unfortunately I don't have a cool story to go with it like yours; I purchased it.  Wish there were dinosaur fossils to find out here in the midwest!

 

That raptor tooth you have is super cool @sixgill pete it reminds me of a Richardoestia type tooth.

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25 minutes ago, Runner64 said:

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Here is a tooth I recently received.  It should say Tyrannosaur indet. I suppose.  I need to get around to taking a serration density and update that info in my photo. Unfortunately I don't have a cool story to go with it like yours; I purchased it.  Wish there were dinosaur fossils to find out here in the midwest!

 

That raptor tooth you have is super cool @sixgill pete it reminds me of a Richardoestia type tooth.

Should say Cape Fear River, not Cape Fear. Probably from Bladen County. Nice tooth.

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10 minutes ago, sixgill pete said:

Should say Cape Fear River, not Cape Fear. Probably from Bladen County. Nice tooth.

Thanks for the help, the tooth appears to be slightly water worn so makes sense that it is a river find.  Where are your teeth found?  Would they be considered the Tar Heel Formation?  

 

That hadrosaur tooth is also super cool!  Congrats on the awesome finds, keep at it!  Who knows what else there is to be found at your locations :)

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Great finds Don! Where did you say you found these?:ighappy:

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Here’s mine. Most likely Bladen Formation.

 

 

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The hadrosaur tooth was found in Wayne County NC. Most like Tar Heel Formation. 

 

The Tyrannosaurid was in Bladen County probably Bladen Formation.

 

The Dramaeosaurid is also from Bladen County but a different site, now closed. Tar Heel formation I believe. 

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1 hour ago, Al Dente said:

Here’s mine. Most likely Bladen Formation.

 

 

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Thanks for adding this Eric. I hope more people will add their NC dino's. I would love to see them.

Hope your doing well, it' been a while since the last Castle Hayne trip.

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23 minutes ago, sixgill pete said:

The hadrosaur tooth was found in Wayne County NC. Most like Tar Heel Formation. 

 

The Tyrannosaurid was in Bladen County probably Bladen Formation.

 

The Dramaeosaurid is also from Bladen County but a different site, now closed. Tar Heel formation I believe. 

My parents live in Wayne County, I wonder if they would let me dig up their back garden. :zzzzscratchchin: 

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8 minutes ago, StevenJD said:

Here are my Bladen County, NC dino teeth.

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Very nice. Thanks for adding yours.

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56 minutes ago, StevenJD said:

Here are my Bladen County, NC dino teeth.

 

The best in any personal collection!

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6 hours ago, sixgill pete said:

Yes John, all were found by me at 3 locations.

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