Ammonite

Like the modern nautilus, this relative of modern squid hunted from inside the safe haven of a protective shell. Ammonites went extinct around the same time as the dinosaurs—65 million years ago.  Find more about ocean predators in our interactive timeline Who's on Top?

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I found what looks like an ammonite fossil on the shores of honey moon island after tropical storm debby. I,ve been shelling for decades however I never came across anything like this before.Could you tell me if the find has any significance. Thanks, Jeff