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2 metre wingspan Pterosaur footcast, found 27th November 2016, Bexhill, Sussex

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Past few days, two theropod. 
First raised..... with scales

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Imprint, uncommon for this locale

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Padded toes
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wiccaman9
Hello there,graphs provided

   Could we have a close up of the supposed scales of the latest endocast please? I'm not convinced I can see scales in the photographs provided.

 Also the 'padded toes' are commonplace with all theropod footprints, UK and Worldwide, as are claw marks. I have seen, and collected, dozens from the UK, N.East coast and North of Scotland

 Intrigued if there are genuine scales evident as that would be very rare!

 Cheers
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Could we have a close up of the supposed scales of the latest endocast please? I'm not convinced I can see scales in the photographs provided.

 Sorry the pics are small, this forums image upload is at fault.
The area i look has yielded at least two fossils where scales have preserved. I'm quite sure they are scales. I will try and upload a larger image some point, maybe take some more pic's.

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 Also the 'padded toes' are commonplace with all theropod footprints, UK and Worldwide, as are claw marks. I have seen, and collected, dozens from the UK, N.East coast and North of Scotland

I merely commented on the padded toes. I didn't say they were unique ? >  But they're not always preserved, and it's surely a welcome detail.
Re claw ''marks'' being preserved, not uncommon. I do have one theropod example, which im sure you're aware of, that does have a claw jutting free, which is pretty cool.
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 Intrigued if there are genuine scales evident as that would be very rare!

 Again, the area where i search as yielded many very finely preserved ichno's. 
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Wave
Yes I can see them. I have seen a lot of pseudo scales, but they can be easily discounted as they are obvious. Those on that one are definitely legit! Well done. They aren't that uncommon though, It's just that most are almost worn away that they become almost impossible to see except with a trained eye.

Cheers,
Wave
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Iguanodontid Dinosaur 78 cm right femur.  Found in a few pieces in close proximity, in a shallow gully 2 miles east of Bexhill.
Quite a slender femur. Still some work to do, some pieces to glue that were scattered about nearby.
I revisited a couple of days after collecting the pieces and was confronted with a sandbank, so thank goodness i come across it when i did. Otherwise those prox and distal ends wouldve been a lot more worn second time around.
  
Does not compare well with the two described from this locale, Hypselospinus and Barilium. This femur is more slender yet of very similar length to both. It compares better with Mantellisaurus but with an age difference, this being 135-138 mya approx as compared to 120-129mya....


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Brittle Star
Wow amazing, what a fantastic find. Good save
JW

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Vert Finder
Sensational!
Thanks, VF
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mr ammonites
Wow! Well done, what a find!

Ammonite!
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BBK
Bloody Hell! another enviable find!
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Thanks - i shall keep a regular check on the area for any more parts !
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Wave
I've seen it! That's a truly great find[cool]. It's quite a bit smaller than the five others I found....only kidding. Well done on saving it from destruction by the elements.
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Thanks Wave.
Here's a rather nice Iguanodon print i came across the other day, nice claw. And there is another Iggy print infront of it.
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Cliff end Footcast, Iguanodon
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Down at the beach, bit off topic, but i saw a nice funnel cloud. They're not uncommon this time of year.20170916_150943.jpg 
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Wave
Great discovery, WCF. Technically a trackway - more than one footprint, together with the fact that they look like they are in-situ.
Love the other one too.
Nice pic of funnel cloud. Makes you wonder what dinos living on then edge of ancient coastal enviroments around the world would have made of these phenomena - waterspouts and tornados over land.
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Yes, i don't think they'd have appreciated a land tornado if caught up in one !

Some prints are quite hard to spot....
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Had a good few months collecting. Iguanodon tail vertebra, great preservation for beach

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Lepidotes fish flank with fin under some matrix. This was an armoured fish that tried to evade the likes of Baryonyx.

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Ambergem
Well done, Jon, first time I've seen these, nice couple of finds. Excellent work salvaging these. Another good example of a collector reporting their finds to the wider open community and for sharing them, something we have always got a pleasure in doing. Well done on that, a very honourable act indeed.

Cheers,
Jamie
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Thanks AG. The vertebra is a very tactile piece.
The loss of scales on the fish flank gives it a nice relief look.
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efossil
Hi Olenus.
Mega lolz.
Increase the peace.
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Just a big thanks to the admin for deleting the posts which had started on my thread 2pm yesterday by the above antagonist, now showing more contempt toward the admin.

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Large Theropod footprint, Bexhill

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Iguanodon footprint at sunrise, Bexhill

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Small Theropod footprint. Bexhill

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Lepidotes armoured fish flank , Bexhill 2018

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Olenus
Hi Gary , yes it’s been a while, do you still hear from Spartacus
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dinogary
afraid not
not spoke to him in years-he was one of the good guys

you still busy troubling those bugs lol
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