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Anyone know what animal this vertebrae is from?

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KimTexan

Can anyone tell me what type of animal or species this vertebrae is from? I found it in the North Sulfur River near Ladonia, TXIMG_9717.thumb.JPG.39832c2b207a25e3ee2031c8b35855f6.JPGIMG_9714.thumb.JPG.17a53afa85af2785f4ec42e0cebaf556.JPGIMG_9713.thumb.JPG.a1ac1a44085fbef6fd304d2778ecfc43.JPGIMG_9710.thumb.JPG.cb67f05b5bb7b70bbfd8921c91229825.JPG, which I think is in the Ozan Formation.

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ynot

Welcome to TFF!

I will guess it is a mosasaur, but wait for others to verify that id.

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KimTexan

I would think mososaur too, but I honestly don't know.

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Troodon

:dinothumb:Mosasaurus

 

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M Harvey

Definitely Mosasaur.

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KimTexan

Thank you all.

I have a number of other things I found that I don't know what they are. I haven't been hunting in the Ozan Formation before so there are a number of new things to me. My favorite places have been around Lake Whitney and Hamm Creek near Rio Vista, TX.

I'd like to know what this it. I think it looks like a tooth with 4 roots, but I'm pretty sure it must be something else since I can't think of any animal that would have teeth like that in the Ozan Formation. I found it in the same place as the vertebrae.IMG_9970.thumb.JPG.54ee27d1a3dd0a489464be6f83401034.JPG

 

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jpc

your tooth with four roots is a section of Baculites.  The vert is a mosasaur.  And I have no idea on the others.

 

And just to keep everyone honest, grammar police says:  a single backbone is a vertebra, the plural is vertebrae.  : )

 

 

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KimTexan

Thank you. I was mostly curious about the phosphatized piece. I found other baculite pieces, but they were more easily identifiable.  The Ozan Formation is pretty new and the deposited material is very different than where I usually hunt. So it's pretty new and unfamiliar to me. I'm learning.

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