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    Post  Kosmos on Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:38 pm

    Here is a worm tube I found. Found in Bedfordshire, on December 28th 2011. It is around 70 - 90 million years old, (late Cretaceous). It is about 5cm in length including the curl at the end. Proliserpula Ampullacea (a worm).
    Hope you enjoy it! Very Happy
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    Kosmos.

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    Post  Kosmos on Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:20 pm

    Forgot to say, this was not found in the quarry itself, but at the "dump" (a little outcrop on the way to the quarry).
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    Post  Guest on Sun Feb 19, 2012 3:30 pm

    Kosmos wrote:Forgot to say, this was not found in the quarry itself, but at the "dump" (a little outcrop on the way to the quarry).

    Is this a good place to hunt? If the quarry accessible?
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    Post  Chapwi on Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:20 pm

    Looks like a ammonite to me
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    Post  Kosmos on Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:31 pm

    Spleain wrote:
    Kosmos wrote:Forgot to say, this was not found in the quarry itself, but at the "dump" (a little outcrop on the way to the quarry).

    Is this a good place to hunt? If the quarry accessible?
    I would say it is a good place to hunt, and yes, the quarry is accessible. You need to know the area quite well to get around there though. There are so many paths taking you to different places.
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    Post  Kosmos on Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:32 pm

    Chapwi wrote:Looks like a ammonite to me
    Yes, it does a bit, maybe it is the curl at the end. Razz

    Had this one ID'd by experts both from the natural history museum and experienced local hunters.

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