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Shark teeth at Hungry Hollow

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TRM

Found the teeth today at Hungry Hollow.  In decades of fossil hunting in the area, I have never seen evidence of sharks.  The teeth seem modern and could have been left there.  The stratum is Devonian based upon my simple understanding. Did sharks coexist with the coral, brachiopods, crinoids and occasional trilobite that are commonly found here?

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sixgill pete

Nope, someone left those there. These look like Miocene / Pliocene teeth.

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Kane

Yeah, sadly someone salted the area likely by accident, possibly while clearing a bucket. Cool find regardless. :)

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WhodamanHD

Very few chondricthyians at that point in time, somebody wanted to be confusing!

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TRM

I agree that these teeth are out of place.  Thanks for the comments.

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ynot
3 hours ago, TRM said:

 The stratum is Devonian based upon my simple understanding. Did sharks coexist with the coral, brachiopods, crinoids and occasional trilobite that are commonly found here?

Welcome to TFF!

I agree that Your teeth are planted and not from that area. However, there were sharks in the devonian, but there dentition looked much different than modern sharks teeth do. (oldest shark known is early devonian).

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