Bill Eberlein: Fossil Diver When changing careers means changing atmospheres by Carrie Hirsch On the fast track to success in the corporate world, Bill Eberlein earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Economics from Penn State University, worked as an accountant and later migrated into the field of Information Technology. He moved to […]
Sun Photo by Bryan Roberts Bill Eberlein, left discusses a Megalodon tooth with Jeff Aianiello For One Venice Shark’s Tooth Festival Dealer, Diving is a Way of Life The arrival of April brought with it the 25th Annual Venice Shark’s Tooth Festival. This event, with its lively mix of bands and eclectic vendors, was […]
Collector’s Guide . I am often asked what to look for when buying a tooth? RULE #1 Always buy from a source. Since the Megalodon tooth is the most collected fossil, this guide includes information on what collectors look for when purchasing one. Collectors look for different things when shopping for teeth, including condition, […]
THE NEW YORKER A Prehistoric Killer, Buried in Muck By Brent Crane Hunting the teeth of the Megalodon, the largest shark that ever lived, can be very profitable—and very dangerous.ILLUSTRATION BY JEE-OOK CHOI On a sunny January morning outside Richmond Hill, Georgia, Bill Eberlein, a fifty-two-year-old former I.T. specialist, went diving in a […]
On 12/13/16 I appeared on The Bridge TV show where I talked about diving for fossils and brought my Mastodon Jaw Bone. Click below to see the video of the interview.
Bill Eberlein made the discovery of a lifetime in the mud of a local riverbed when he recovered a fossilized mastodon jaw with teeth still attached. A professional diver, Eberlein will include the find July 1 and 2 in a display of fossilized shark teeth at First Friday and Saturday on River Street. “I have […]
The photo below was in the Savannah Morning News article a few months ago. It was followed in the paper by this cartoon by Savannah Morning News Cartoonist Mark Streeter.
A video done a while back by a local magazine, Richmond Hill Reflections on Bill.
Local shark teeth diver Bill Eberlein experienced a first in his lifetime when he recently found a mastodon jaw embedded in the mud at the bottom of the Intracoastal Waterway near Richmond Hill recently. “I have been diving in coastal Georgia rivers for over 15 years for prehistoric shark teeth, but this is the first time I have […]
By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer Updated: July 8, 2009 10:31 a.m. 3 Images Name: Bill Eberlein Occupation: Instructor at Savannah Tech and Premier Systems and Training, Inc. in Savannah Hobby: Fossil hunting — specifically, megalodon teeth, fossils that experts date back two million years ago. How did you get started diving for fossils in South […]