Shark's Teeth & the Beach .............

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Real Estate Mortgage Broker with International Financing Solutions

Hello folks,

I decided to spend my New years day visiting one of Florida's beaches which I have not been to in some time. A huge benefit we have by living in Florida is that there is never a "lack of" plenty of beaches to visit for a bit of variety.


Thursday morning I woke up bright and early and headed out to Casperson beach in Sarasota County. Casperson Beach is also considered one of the beaches of Venice, Florida. An interesting aspect of the beaches in Sarasota (Venice Florida) is the abundance of sharks teeth which you can find on the beaches.

Casperson beach is considered by many people to be a particularly good beach for finding the teeth and if you hit it at the right time, usually is not crowded.

Some of the better areas to find the teeth is around the rocks and at the low tide surf line. The sharks teeth we find are between 5 million and 10 million years old .... YES, you read that correctly. Back during this time period, this area of Florida and the gulf was a shark breeding area and attracked thousands of sharks. As the sharks died, the only part that survived the ages were the teeth.

 

If you like to SCUBA dive, it is possible to locate teeth about the size of a grown adults hand, but the teeth we find on the beaches are pretty small... around an inch in size or smaller.

 

 

 


Sincerely,
Sean Allen
President
International Financing Solutions
a division of Sean Allen, Inc.
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Hey Allen,

My folks talk about finding sharks teeth on the beaches at Camp LeJeune back when I was an infant.

Sean Allen

January 02, 2009 07:28 PM
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Steven L. Smith
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Dear Mr Sean,

Please send airfare for air cargo. I am on my way.

Nutsy

January 02, 2009 10:39 PM
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Linda Bourgault
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WOW! I love to beachcomb, but I've never found a sharks tooth. I was at South Padre Island, Texas for a week after Thanksgiving and found great shells, but the usual sea glass pickings were slim to none. Hope to get to Casperson beach in Sarasota County, florida before the shark teeth run out—LOL! Happy New Year!

January 02, 2009 10:50 PM
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Sean, It is good to see you back in the blogosphere. I miss beach combing and finding all those interesting items along the beaches...

~~ michael

January 03, 2009 04:10 AM
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Steven L. Smith
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Sean,

I had great fun when we went to Florida. Sanibel was very memorable as was the sundown show at Key West.

January 03, 2009 11:25 AM
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