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  1. From the album: Neutache Shoreline

    A decent sized section of C. ohioensis incisor- with absolutely stunning color! These are typically black. Would love to find a complete incisor with these colors. E Kansas, Glacial deposits. #VL55 6/30/24

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  2. Chakramydog

    Large molar

  3. From the album: Neutache Shoreline

    A very rare partial tooth- only the second Paenemarmota tooth reported from E Kansas. Paenemarmota barbouri got as large as a modern American Beaver. #VL36 5/29/24

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  4. From the album: Neutache Shoreline

    I found this juvenile Hesperotestudo 'Giant Tortoise' humerus in Glacial deposits of E Kansas. Was pretty excited with the ID on this one! #VL32 5/3/24

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  5. From the album: Neutache Shoreline

    More info about this remarkable specimen here: NOTE: I did not find this specimen, nor do I own it. I am posting this here on behalf of my colleague that found it. 2023

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  6. I found this grapefruit sized (possibly tooth) getting washed up in the surf in Georgetown, South Carolina, USA. I have found what I believe to be Pleistocene Horse & Bison teeth on the same beach. Any help identifying it would be greatly appreciated.
  7. Organicognition

    Giant footprint

    Another photo from my travels looks remarkably like a foot print. But can't be a giant lol Goes against mainstream beliefs
  8. Hi. This fossil was found in the high desert east of Bend, Oregon, but is not likely from this area. Most of the fossils in this area are wood…I’ve never heard of anyone finding a shell. I found it placed next to a trail that is used daily by many people. I have no idea who left it or where it is from. The only photos I have found online that looked close were for a couple of New Zealand keyhole limpet fossils which were documented in the 1970’s. The fossil has a hole in it that looks similar to a keyhole, but is partially filled in and not visible from the inside of the shell. Any help is appreciated. Thank you!
  9. Scylla

    New Giant Saber Tooth Cat

    Move over smilodon, new biggest saber tooth cat in N. America. This cat averaged 600 lbs and could grow to 1000 lbs. https://phys.org/news/2021-05-newly-saber-toothed-cat-largest-history.html
  10. Jaime

    Giant 500 mm ammonite México

    Hi guys, Could Any one help to ID this ammonite? It Is from Baja California, México. It measure 500 x 450 mm. It weights over 60 Kg. I bought it, so i have no More data than the state, sorry... Thank you!! Regards!
  11. Miocene_Mason

    My Giant Alopiid Collection

    Hello Everyone, I’m rather fond of Giant Alopiids, and I have taken to collecting them. I find it strange that such a wonderful, yet mysterious creature remains relatively unknown and scantly studied. I may have space in my high school schedule for an independent study senior year, and I’ve considered using it to make a poster or paper on their morphology, taxonomy, phylogeny and such for The Rostrum or something. However, I’ve heard tell that there is already a comprehensive paper on giant alopiids in the works. We’ll see if there will be anything left for me to discuss. Anyway, collecting them is a slow process as they are quite rare and I am quite cheap (I have yet to find one myself). I thought I’d make a thread to show off what I have thus far and to keep them cataloged for myself. Hopefully this page will grow as time goes on Dashes are around 1 inch apart. South Carolina Alopias grandis
  12. Hi guys, Could anyone Tell me if this Fossil Is real? I bought in México, it Is supposed to be from the State of Coahuila, it Is over 600 mm. The specimen was kept in an old man garaje not for sale, i saw it and i bought it from him.... He had another one from different genus that definetly was real from the same location but it was in a very bad condition, so i only buy this one. Thanks for any help!!
  13. Removed from a stream boulder, this Greenops like pygidium is larger than most complete Devonian trilobites from NY. Im not sure to what the exact species is so Im just calling it Greenops like. The age is Middle Devonian from Livingston County, New York. This could have been a near 5 inch bug if complete. Based on the dimensions of the largest complete Greenops sp. I have found in the collected area. From near spine tip to spine tip wide - 2.3" (58.50mm) Around 1.6" - 1.7" long (42mm)
  14. This was apparently published in September 2018, but it slipped past me and I’m posting it here in case it slipped past my fellow thresher lovers. The allusive serrated giant thresher has been named Alopias palatasi. Of course if you like Trigonotodus better, it is Trigonotodus palatasi. Now when I add one to my collection in the far far future, I can finally put a good label to it! Here is the description: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327871783_Kent_Ward_2018_Alopias_palatasi
  15. My wife obtained this in China about 10-15 years ago. It was said to be from Tibet?? Can anyone here tell us more about it? It weighs 5.6 lbs. It's 10" tall and 5 1/2" across at the widest point. The insect is 2 1/2" across.
  16. Dantheman135

    Large Crinoid

    I was out fossil hunting and was seeing some small shells and pieces of small crinoid. Then I came across this giant. It is 2 pieces of crinoid stuck together in matrix. I am used to Cretaceous fossils not Pennsylvanian. Does anyone know if this is large for a crinoid? It is the largest one I have seen but I have only looked for crinoids 3 or 4 times before. Size: Longer one is 16mm in diameter. Smaller one is 14mm in diameter.
  17. At over 4" across, this is the last few chambers of by far the largest diameter belemnite phragmocone I've ever seen. (If anyone has one from a Megateuthis, I'd love to see it! - they don't seem ever to be preserved.) Given to me by a friend, it is in a nodule from the Jet Rock (Upper Lias, Lower Jurassic) of Port Mulgrave, north Yorkshire coast. It must have belonged to an exceptionally large Acrocoelites trisulculosus which is probably the only belemnite to occur in this bed. It's a large species anyway - typical rostra of it are 5 - 7" long but about 9" has very rarely been recorded so a bit longer may be possible. Photo 6: Not having such a large Acrocoelites in my collection, I've done a conservative mock-up of it with a smallish (9") Megateuthis and another piece of phragmocone which is my second largest... A total length of 20 - 24" seems about right. Photo 7: For comparison , I have a complete but crushed example of A. trisulculosus about 12" long, the rostrum being 6.5". 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) This should probably be stretched more... 7) A normal size Acrocoelites trisulculosus with crushed phragmocone (the strange ridged structure on top of it is a crushed on-edge Harpoceras shell mouth)
  18. Can anyone help me identify this tooth? Found at Brownies Beach on the Chesapeake Bay. It looks similar to Makos, but I can't find any pictures of one this curved?
  19. Hello from Cyprus, warm wishes for exciting finds to everyone! Here is a relatively bigger oyster than my usual finds, this one is complete and inside small crystals have formed, could be calcite not sure. Took advantage of the heavy rainfall and found it on muddy collapsing hills north of akrotiri area. I found half, and half a meter further I dug out the other half Perhaps you can better see the small crystals that formed all over inside both parts below Nearby I found also the following: found position, but i think they are not matching and this single one
  20. Prey4Me

    T-Rex toenail?

    There is a spring fed pond in Weatherford, Tx. that has a grouping of the largest fossils that i have ever seen. These fossils were gathered and placed in a circle around this pond by ancient Indians who lived there prior to and during the time that my friend's ancestors purchased the land. Some single bones are larger than my car, only a very few could be picked up by man alone, and I got a few by the owners permission, and here is one of those!
  21. My recent trip to the Fort Payne has me wondering how big do brachiopods get? So why not a thread to show off the largest ones we've found! Here's some of my monsters... First up Productus sp. from the Fort Payne, Lower Mississippain. I think this is Syringothyris sp. from the same formation as the other. I believe this is Rhipidomella sp. (same formation.) Lets see yours!
  22. 3lost

    Giant land gastropod?

    I cannot find any info on what this might be...and I have spent 10's of hours trying to. It looks to have "bite or tooth scars" on the top (bottom if it's a ammonoid or etc.) rear of the fossil. I bought it at a garage sale near Honey Lake, Ca. I was laughed at, but I still think it's a huge snail of some sort. It's fossil weight is about 45 lbs. Any help with this large paper weight is great. Thank you very much, Jeri
  23. aplomado

    Giant Sloth Skeleton

    From the album: Fossil Diagrams

  24. what do you think about this tooth with a size near 190mm?Have few serrations according to the seller but not crack or lateral problems.
  25. Mat

    Giant Shell

    What ever it was in this shell it was giant , but what it was? Can any one help me with it?? Found in North Wales Cambrian Coast, Irish Sea
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