Possible fossil found in Grayson County

By: Josh Stevenson Email
By: Josh Stevenson Email

SHERMAN TX--A strange discovery yesterday afternoon has a group of Sherman residents looking for a dinosaur expert.

"We need an archeologist down here to tell us what this thing is,” said Ed Vaught.

Vaught says he made the discovery while he was walking along a creek bed Tuesday afternoon, near his property between Sherman and Tom Bean, with a friend and his friend’s 12 year old son. The boy noticed what looked like large bones jutting out from the creek wall. Vaught says recent rains caused a part of the creek bank to erode, exposing the object.

Today, other suspected bones were found a few yards away. The Texas Historical Society was contacted, but no word yet on when an expert will be able to study the find.

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  • by Lance Location: Fort Worth on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:45 PM
    This is the Mammoth the Dallas Paleo Society is going to excavate.
  • by ann Location: denison on Feb 5, 2011 at 06:03 AM
    grayson county is FULL of old fossils. yhey take up most of the population here. blah haha
  • by KERRI Location: FANNIN on Jan 26, 2011 at 02:56 PM
    My son found a fossil 3 years ago! Luckily the school he goes to knew some people that could tell us what it was....pretty exciting.
  • by Bill Location: Sherman on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:17 PM
    Looks like a large marine vertebrate from the Upper Cretaceous period. Cool. Call Austin or Grayson county college geology departments. they would probably come out and look at it.
  • by Lee Location: Sherman on Dec 22, 2010 at 08:01 PM
    Not the first one to be found in the County. One was recovered and donated to OU a few years ago in Denison.
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