Just after I replied to the question of "Is finding a double-sided cat's paw rare?", I found the most ever double-sided cat's paws in one location. On Dec., 19, 2010, I shelled at Blind Pass on Sanibel Island and found 40 double-sided cat's paws. Blind Pass is an excellent place for shelling. The toll to get over to Sanibel is $6 and parking is limited at Blind Pass. The fee is $2 / hour to park your car.
It seems appropriate to feature the angelwing shell for the Christmas holiday season. They are very fragile and care must be taken in handling them. Angelwings break easily. It's a wonder that you can find them intact. Usually just half of the angelwing is found and the typical size is about 2" in length. Pictured is a giant angelwing measuring 4". The best spot that I find them is on Fort Myers Beach, the south end, where the Holiday Inn is located. They're not easily fou
I've been in love with having sand between my toes since I was a teenager taking the ferry across the bay to arrive at Presque Isle State Park (aka The Peninsula) in Erie, PA.