"I shared the tooth picture on Facebook and a paleontologist friend and an archaeologist responded--they both think it's bison."
|Tooth Found on Ocracoke|
I agree. And I think that is even more interesting -- a fossilized bison tooth uncovered on Ocracoke Island! I wonder how old it is.
This month's Ocracoke Newsletter is about the almost forgotten 1890 "Oyster Wars" that pitted islanders against outside business interests. You can read the article here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news012115.htm.