posted on Feb, 27 2013 @ 08:30 PM
reply to post by MessOnTheFED!
[color=919191]There's a strong possibility of me having no idea what I'm talking about, but I think I might
just go ahead and act as if I
do, anyways. The following is basically just me thinking out loud
Originally posted by canucks555
.....you can see a lot of similar features of extinct animals on existing animals. Nowhere have I seen anything that looks like that other than a
shell of some sort.
There are several different types of fossils. Some fossils consist of actual parts of the animal.(bones. teeth. etc..)
Another type is when the animal has actually dissolved in it's entirety, which means that the empty space was where the animal actually was, which
left a sort of cast from around the outside of the animal. That's what the fossil in this OP, looks like to me.
I'm sure the people who dug it up know a little more about this than I do lol, but by just going off this 1 picture of the fossil, it seems to me that
it is possible this was not a thin (blade-like) jaw, and was actually somewhat wide. If that was so, then it would slightly share one characteristic
Sharks teeth move.(continuously, I think) Not fast, but constant. When/If they lose some, they've already got others right there waiting to
Maybe the 'Skill-saw Blade' was just an earlier version.
This↓ is kinda crazy. I never could have guessed anywhere near that many.
A shark may grow and use over 20,000 teeth in its lifetime!
On the other hand, I agree with 'Iwontrun'. It sort of looks like a shell to me too.
edit on 2/27/13 by BrokenCircles because: (no reason given)