Some of the teeth on the 300-million-year-old shark fossil, recently discovered by Jay Wright, a miner for Webster County Coal. The fossil is on display in the lobby of the UK Mining and Mineral Resources Building, 504 Rose St., in Lexington, Ky., Friday, April 8, 2011. Wright recently discovered the fossil 700 feet below the earth's surface at the Dotiki Mine. Researchers at Kentucky Geological Survey and UK's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences are studying the rare find. Charles Bertram | Staff
Some of the teeth on the 300-million-year-old shark fossil, recently discovered by Jay Wright, a miner for Webster County Coal. The fossil is on display in the lobby of the UK Mining and Mineral Resources Building, 504 Rose St., in Lexington, Ky., Friday, April 8, 2011. Wright recently discovered the fossil 700 feet below the earth's surface at the Dotiki Mine. Researchers at Kentucky Geological Survey and UK's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences are studying the rare find. Charles Bertram | Staff
Some of the teeth on the 300-million-year-old shark fossil, recently discovered by Jay Wright, a miner for Webster County Coal. The fossil is on display in the lobby of the UK Mining and Mineral Resources Building, 504 Rose St., in Lexington, Ky., Friday, April 8, 2011. Wright recently discovered the fossil 700 feet below the earth's surface at the Dotiki Mine. Researchers at Kentucky Geological Survey and UK's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences are studying the rare find. Charles Bertram | Staff

Miner finds 300-million-year-old shark fossil in Kentucky

April 09, 2011 12:00 AM

UPDATED April 09, 2011 06:08 AM

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