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This is one more item that I found in Arkansas. Maybe I just have a big imagination, but could this be fossilized scat?  I saw similar photos online and the person who posted it called it "turtle poop".  I would appreciate any other suggestions as to what it could be. Thanks!

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Looks more like a worm burrow to me. :headscratch:

 

Perhaps @GeschWhat would be able to say for certain if this is or is not coprolite.

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Fossildude19

+ 1 for worm burrow. :) 

Regards, 

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FossilDudeCO

It does look like a poop!

Alas...I will have to agree with worm burrow.

 

Do you know the age of it? That could help pretty quickly!

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Without inclusions, and with the incredible prevalence of our slimy friends handiwork, I'd say worm burrow as well (although other invertabrates may have made it as well).

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Agree it looks like a trace fossil but as whodamanHD says it could have been made by a number of creatures. I'd say worm is the least likely option. 

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The composition of a coprolite generally differs from the host matrix. Since your fossil appears to be made up of the same material as the matrix, I'm going with burrow as well. Though, I agree, it really does look poopy. :)

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