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Offline corecries

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What is this creature ??- fossil
« on: 21/10/2009 03:14:09 »
Found in the Philippine by Danjugan Island- Negros Occ.



 

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« Reply #1 on: 23/10/2009 14:40:33 »
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Possibly fossilized casts of burrows made by creatures, a.k.a. trace fossil.
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« Reply #2 on: 25/10/2009 00:01:40 »
Chupacabra.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 29/10/2009 13:36:02 »
Elvis!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 29/10/2009 14:00:38 »
sorry to break the one word reply theme - it could be from a "bone bed" and actually be fragments of several creatures.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 29/10/2009 15:04:32 »
If these are fossils at all  - they could well be load casts. The large rock appears to be on its side. That means these things were on the bottom. They are either load casts or bioturbation of some sort - feeding tracks of a bottom dwelling shrimp or worm that ingests the sediment, extracts nutrients from the dirt and deposits it as nice rows. These could also be mixed in with burrows and casts from other types of bottom dwelling creatures.
 

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