Fossil Capybara Jaw from Florida, USA - 6.25 inches

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This rare fossil capybara jaw comes from the Santa Fe River in Florida, USA. It dates to the Pleistocene epoch - over 11,700 years old. This wonderful specimen comes from an old collection. A unique vertebrate fossil. 

Capybaras exist to this day and are the largest rodents in the world.

Species: Neochoerus sp.

Measures 6.25 inches x 2 inches / 15.8 cm x 5 cm. Tooth measures 1 1/8 inches / 2.85 cm. Weighs 175 grams