The fossils in our on line museum were found in florida creeks and rivers. Although it does contain a few reworked miocene fossils most notably a tooth of the three toed horse neohipparion trampasense these are not likely to be mixed up with the pleistocene fauna.
By allosaurus december 6 2014 in fossil id.
Peace river fossil identification. The marine fossils commonly found include shark ray pufferfish barracuda dolphin etc. Posted december 6 2014. In a canoe or kayak you can get to fossil spots most can t get to.
Florida peace river sign in to follow this. By bellamyblake july 29 in fossil id. I recently purchased a box of many fossils all of which are said to be from the peace river in florida.
The peace river near arcadia fl contains a wealth of land and marine fossils. Fossil identification guide for the peace river sharks ice age mammals and reptiles click on the type of fossil or scroll down to browse. Land fossils commonly found include horse glyptodont alligator bird turtle snake deer etc.
Florida emerged from the warm atlantic ocean about 30 million years ago 35 million years after dinosaurs became extinct. Florida peace river. Or go back to the main peace river page.
Their ages vary greatly from as recent as 10 12 000 years or as old 15 million years. Bellamyblake 223 bellamyblake 223 advanced member. Florida fossil shark teeth come from a variety of different species some of which are still living or extant as opposed to extinct the most commonly found species in the peace river area are lemon bull dusky tiger mako snaggletooth megalodon sand tiger tiger sharp nosed and snaggletooth.
Peace river fossils identification guide additional information for fossil hunting on the peace river alligator in florida gators don t get close to baby gators and gator nests the mothers don t like it. Jun 23 2018 identification guide for fossil of the peace river. The best way to find fossils though is to rent a canoe or kayak and work your way down the river.
Allosaurus 95 allosaurus 95 advanced member. Fossil hunting on the peace river is a popular past time. The peace river 3a is one of the few peace river sites collected from an in place pleistocene deposit.
If you bring small pets keep an eye on them gators have been known to snack on them. There are two reasons that marine and land fossils are found in the peace river. Peace river fossils identification.
Go to any boat ramp on the upper to middle peace and you ll see fossil hunters.