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#1 bierk

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 10:26 AM

My buddy found this tooth in the Peace river saturday while we were hunting together. I was very very surprised and happy for him!

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 10:27 AM

What a gem!

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 11:25 AM

Very cool find; I'll bet you guys were hoping to find more after that.

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 11:32 AM

That is a nice one..is it a complete tooth? B) B) B) :)
It's my bone!!!

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 11:39 AM

That is a nice one..is it a complete tooth? B) B) B) :)

No roots on it to speak of, but it is the whole tooth enamel-wise.

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 12:22 PM

:) Very nice tooth.There is still more out to be found in the river,especially if you dive.An old site I used to hunt is still producing. :D
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Posted 01 March 2011 - 12:43 PM

What a gem!


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Posted 01 March 2011 - 01:37 PM

I found one small juvenile mastodon molar a couple of years near to where he found this one. But he is due to move back up to Maryland in the spring due to his wife's job and he was hoping to find one before he left and he finally did. I was very happy for him as he has put forth a ton of effort to finally find one. Now I want to find more!

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 02:47 PM

Great looking crown there... :D

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 05:47 PM

Gorgeous Tooth :wub:
I love to see fantastic finds out of the Peace. It gives me hope that one day...

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 05:56 PM

Gorgeous Tooth :wub:
I love to see fantastic finds out of the Peace. It gives me hope that one day...


B) Do you dive? :D
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Posted 01 March 2011 - 06:51 PM

That is a nice one..is it a complete tooth? B) B) B) :)


Looks to be a partial. Missing one cusp. Nice colors.

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Posted 02 March 2011 - 03:55 AM

B) Do you dive? :D


No my scuba and fossil activities do not overlap. But I do search the peace with a friend who has pulled out a complete mammmoth tooth. Luck by association?

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Posted 02 March 2011 - 10:54 AM

Very nice find! :)

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Posted 03 March 2011 - 11:13 AM

Wow! Great fossil! B)

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 07:50 PM

Very nice!

How was the hunting other wise on the Peace?
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Posted 04 March 2011 - 07:52 PM

Beautiful tooth.. :D
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Posted 04 March 2011 - 08:01 PM

AWESOME

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