Ammonite Predation

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  1. DWhatley

    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Fatally bitten ammonites from septarian concretions of the ‘Marston Marble’ (Lower Jurassic, Sinemurian), Somerset, UK, and their taphonomy
    Chris Andrew, Paddy Howe, Chris Paul 2014 (subscription)

     
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    interesting! so far I've heard ammonites being damaged by sharks, ichthyosaurs, and limpets. the damage is usually sustained on the body chamber, usually the back half but sometimes the front.
     

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