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Fossil of Scat?


Lynn Miller

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I found this rock in an outflow stream of the Coeur d'Alene River in Idaho. I believe it is fossilized scat. On the first size are bone shards of something the animal ate who deposited the (believed) scat. On the opposite side, I believe there are faint small animal foot prints. There are claw impressions, slightly oval in form, with deep claw like impressions. I could be wrong. Can anyone help me?

Rock Scat.jpg

CaptureScat Footprint.JPG

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I don't think it is poop, but the pix are too out of focus to be able to see much.  Can you reshoot it?

 

 

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Is this image any better... for a non-professional? This photo is of the stone dry. The earlier pictures were the stone wet. You can see geometric depressions where bone fragment loosened from this rock.

 

 

dry scat fossil.jpg

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Fossildude19

These are the most helpful views. 

 

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That is a much better photo.  I think it is mineral structures (crystals) you have, not bones.  

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