Super Wide Megalodon Shark Tooth - 6.0 inches
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- This monster-sized fossil shark tooth (Carcharocles megalodon) is sure to impress! At 517 grams (18.2 oz.) it's one of the heaviest megs we've come across.
- Beautiful enamel coverage on both sides of this unrestored, complete tooth.
- Incredibly wide and heavy 6 inch tooth!
- Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
- Hawthorn Formation: 3 - 7 million years old
- Megalodon was the largest predatory fish to ever swim the oceans. Astonishingly, Megalodon bite marks have been found in whale bones. Scientists estimate that Megalodon measured 10 feet for every inch of shark tooth length. This monster probably measured over 50 feet long!
- Measures precisely 6.0 inches (15.24 cm) at longest edge and 5.16 inches (13.1 cm) wide. Weighs 517 grams (18.23 ounces).
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