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Finally Found A Shark Tooth-Cretoxyrhina? Just Guessing.


claire01

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This is from the Eagle Ford formation in North Texas and is just under an inch in size. It's missing the tip, but the enamel is absolutely beautiful.post-7100-0-47005700-1400342158_thumb.jpg

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When someone has a moment, could you please confirm this ID or tell me what it actually is if I'm mistaken? Thanks!

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Yes I agree with Cretoxyrhina mantelli, nice tooth----Tom

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Grow Old Kicking And Screaming !!
"Don't Tread On Me"

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Thank you, Selacien. I'm curious how the type of breakage is determined? I was disappointed that the tip was missing, but now I think I like it even more :)

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Thank you, Selacien. I'm curious how the type of breakage is determined? I was disappointed that the tip was missing, but now I think I like it even more :)

With pleasure Claire, you can see the difference between natural wear of the tooth related to taphonomic processes illustrated by the following experiment and breakage due to feeding :

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Put a little butter on them and some New England maple syrup along with some bacon, breakfast fit for a king----Tom

Grow Old Kicking And Screaming !!
"Don't Tread On Me"

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Put a little butter on them and some New England maple syrup along with some bacon, breakfast fit for a king----Tom

Cool, but for me it is light food in the morning and sport.

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Put a little butter on them and some New England maple syrup along with some bacon, breakfast fit for a king----Tom

Guess what I'm now going to have for breakfast . . . :zzzzscratchchin:

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:popcorn: John

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