Carcharodon megladon Aggasiz 1835
8cm specimen of Carcharodon megladon (White shark). Enamel only. A few fragments of the root preserved. Miocene Santa Margarita Creek Formation cobble beds, Lawrence Canyon, Oceanside, San Diego County, CA. Collected in late 1970s before CA78 was built through the area.
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The logo image is an Early trilobite around 515,000,000 years old. Olenellus fremonti from the Lower Cambrian Latham Shale, Marble Mountains, NE of Cadiz, San Bernardino County, CA
The images have not been edited at the pixel level. However contrast, brightness, saturation, sharpness, gamma and/or color balance may have been adjusted to maximize detail and resolution has been tinkered with to minimize storage requirements. I still have a LOT to learn about digital photography and expect to go through several generations of images of these fossils over the next decade or two.
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