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 […]
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.
A video done a while back by a local magazine, Richmond Hill Reflections on Bill.
You’ve seen the pics of the mastodon jawbone but wanted to make a video and discuss it a little more, as well as take a look at another kind of elephant type animal that lived in North America and right here in Georgia the gomphotherium. It really is one of […]
When 10-year-old Joanna “JoJo” Bayens went hunting for crab at her grandparents’ dock on Marsh Creek Lane last Tuesday, she expected to find her usual catch of crustaceans. When she started exploring, however, she found something she never would have imagined in the small creek bed — a fossilized […]
The Mother of All Sharks by Bill Eberlein – megateeth.com photos by Shawn Heifert/John Wood Millions of years ago a giant shark called a Megalodon swam the world’s oceans. This giant shark was ten times larger than the shark depicted in the movie JAWS. It was massive as […]
Richmond Hill Reflections Prehistoric Prizes – Diving in our Rivers Jul 20th, 2011 by Christine Lucas Photos by Shawn Heifert Those of you stirred up by the latest of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise might associate treasure with tall ships, exotic waters and devastatingly handsome Johnny Depp wearing […]
A Local Man and Megalodon Teeth By Lesley Francis Photos by Zsuzsanna Luciano The waterways of our community are of course one of the main reasons that people love the Landings: the number of boating enthusiasts here proves it. However, for one person at least it is what lies in […]
Craftsmen by Carly Altizer For Bill Eberlein, every dive is an opportunity to discover a Megalodon fossil tooth or some other fossil that has not seen the light of day in millions of years. It is a universally acknowledged truth among fishermen, sportsmen and hopefully the general public, […]
Savannnah-diver Bill Eberlein – who scours the nearby Intracoastal Waterway and tidal creeks in search of Megalodon teeth — dishes on the wisdom and fascination beheind Discovery Channell’s popular network event, “Shark Week.” Savannah man takes bite out of Shark Week 01 Aug 2013 Local diver scours nearby waterways in […]
KILLER JOBS South Magazine May 2013 Hunting for Megalodon teeth, inspecting the hulls of giant ships for explosives, washing windows of the city’s tallest buildings—what won’t we do for money? “You couldn’t pay me enough to do that!” That’s usually the response out of people’s mouths when Brady King tells […]
Bill Eberlein has every7-year-old boy’s dream job and it probably would make most adults envious, too. He doesn’t spend his days fighting fires or combating crime — he greets the day by diving Liberty County’s saltwater rivers in search of shark teeth. These teeth aren’t from any shark either, but […]
Bill Eberlein, black water diver and fossil hunter, will present a program at Fort Morris State Historic Site at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Eberlein will discuss and show prehistoric megalodon teeth and other fossils he has uncovered from the Medway River and other local waters. Megalodons are extinct prehistoric […]
Prehistoric Pastime Local man dives for megalodon shark teeth. By Caitlyn Boza Brian County News – 12/14/11 On a foggy winter morning in Midway, Bill Eberlein dons a thick neoprene wetsuit and an oxygen tank and slips into one of the murky waterways that snakes around Colonels Island. He skims […]
From Savannah Connect We’re all lucky to enjoy Savannah while it’s on dry land. Throughout earth’s history, this entire region’s been underwater much longer than it’s been above it. Bill Eberlein knows this better than most. After a successful career at Gulfstream and Savannah Tech, he decided to go full–time […]