Dead Things

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    Lots of dead things in my week...check em out. All the subjects were photographed as they were found.

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    You in deep poopoo when Zombie Apocalypse comes! lol!

    Interesting shots! #2 is actually cool! (although I wish you had left a hair more room on bottom and top.)
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    Hey thanks!
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    I'm really not into dead things, but theyr composed and exposed nicely. Picture #2 is a fish. I got that. But what is picture #4 of?
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    Fish lower jaw... buried in the sand.
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    You live in Colorado, how do you know all this fish stuff?
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    Dead things and many things I can't define .....
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    Yep...discarded fish jaw at Redwood Creek in Northern CA....steelhead I believe?
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    I used to live in Texas, and Florida! Every place has fish (even Colorado). I also used to be a somewhat serious amateur Ichthyologist... with an emphasis on Chondrichthyes, subbranch Elasmobranchii! ;) This would have been my chosen career field, except there are few jobs, and very little money in it.
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    All pretty obviously fish.. except for the avian remains. Not really enough left to identify there... but based on the foot, some sort of dead wading bird...
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    Charlie, you're one amazing guy. I can't even pronounce those names, let alone know exactly what they are, and you considered a career studying them as a Ichthyologist (which I've never heard of).
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    We all have things we love! I know you have a lot of knowledge I don't have.. just in different areas! This is true of almost everyone! I have just been very lucky in that I have been able to pursue many of the things that have interested me over the years.
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    Not that familiar with the fish in that area... but probably. Good of you to notice these and shoot them (the birds a loss.. but the others are kind of cool!). Most people would have just walked on by! :)
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    It's a parody of a line from a song but it seemed to fit perfectly.
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    hahaha.. missed that one! I haven't heard that song in a while... Listening to it right now! lol! Good use of the line.... ;)

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