Distinctive Megalodon Shark Tooth - 5.16 inches
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This distinctively-shaped 5.16 inch fossil shark tooth (Carcharocles megalodon) is from Beaufort County, South Carolina. It's an excellently preserved, complete tooth with serrations, near-complete enamel, pointed tip, complete root and eye-catching overall shape. No restoration.
Megalodon was the largest predatory fish to ever swim the oceans. Scientists estimate that Megalodon measured 10 feet for every inch of shark tooth length. This monster probably measured 50 feet long!
Astonishingly, Megalodon bite marks have been found in whale bones.
Age: Miocene Epoch, 23 - 5.3 to million years old.
This killer fossil shark tooth measures precisely 5.16 inches long at largest slant and 3.56 inches wide. Weighs 263 grams (0.58 lbs.).
Wood and brass stand included.