• Aaron Wood replied to the topic Mystery Fossil for National Fossil Day in the forum What Is It? 4 years, 1 month ago

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    @vperez, it appears to be a broken lower third molar of Metaxytherium, an extinct genus of dugong.  Image 3756 is the crown view whereas image 3737 looks like the anterior or mesial view with a nice facet showing where it wore against the lower second molar.

    Cool find!  Makes me jealous, because I used to live along Rattlesnake Creek in Ga…[Read more]