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Came across this today in a lay-by near Penarth, south Wales. it's 14 inches long and looks like vertebrate. The pieces in the images where from one end and appear to be bone fossil. Click image for larger version - Name: 20200626_174123.jpg, Views: 58, Size: 683.48 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20200626_174129.jpg, Views: 55, Size: 593.75 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20200626_174140.jpg, Views: 53, Size: 622.95 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20200626_185746.jpg, Views: 50, Size: 259.02 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20200626_185812.jpg, Views: 48, Size: 275.56 KB
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Dirty Pete
Hi,
I'm afraid that looks like an elongated lump of limestone with a fracture pattern that resembles articulated vertebrae. I don't see any bone texture.
The real thing should look something more like this....
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Pete.
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cambriadraco
Thanks Pete, I can see there is quite a difference. I shall dig it a bit more to be sure though I think you are probably right. Would you mind taking a gander at this for me it appears to be possibly a sea snake. What I think may be the fin like tail section & the head laying on the top of a section of underbelly. The tail section is on the left & rising diagonally & the head on the right descending  diagonally, as highlighted in one of the images. The front section of the upper head has come away, this I know as it did so when I cleaned it. Beneath it shows the jaws & a tongue sheath with the tongue present and over one of the jaw. Directly behind that is the trachea orifice.  Click image for larger version - Name: DSCF3234.jpg, Views: 42, Size: 319.32 KB Click image for larger version - Name: DSCF3238.jpg, Views: 42, Size: 370.99 KB Click image for larger version - Name: DSCF3239.jpg, Views: 48, Size: 380.37 KB Click image for larger version - Name: DSCF3187 (3)_LI.jpg, Views: 49, Size: 354.82 KB Click image for larger version - Name: DSCF3210 (2)_LI.jpg, Views: 47, Size: 232.16 KB Click image for larger version - Name: DSCF3228.jpg, Views: 37, Size: 321.00 KB
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Brittle Star
I agree with Pete  limestone
The other rock is not a snake, not sure what is covering the rock, looks geologic not fossil
JW

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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Brittle Star
P.ease do not private message me. If you are convinced it is an animal take it to a museum for identification, they are now open.
JW

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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prep01
I'm afraid I concur with the others.
Colin Huller
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Rhaetianpenarth207
Agreed, no fossils.
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Gary W
Just a concretion
Gary
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