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    DINOSAURIA

    Dinosaur Tooth
    Carcharodontosaurus saharicus
    Late Cretaceous, Tegena Formation, Kem Kem Basin
    Sahara Desert, Morocco

    While there are certainly more teeth than claws from Dinosaurs, the dentition is still not found that often. Given how "magical" just a fragment of a Dinosaur Bone can be, it only follows that a tooth would be something special. This exotic example is from a theropod (meat eating) Dinosaur known as Carcharodontosaurus saharicus and, given it species name, is not surprisingly from the Sahara Desert in Morocco. The key feature of this tooth are the serrated edges, indicative of a carnivorous diet. The tooth is a little "rough" in appearance, but that only adds to its renegade charm. The enamel has been preserved fairly well with the exception of one small missing patch on the back of the tooth measures a full 2.4 inches (6.2 cm) along the curve.
    Overall Measurements: 2.4 x 1.1 x 0.7 inches (6.2 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.


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    October, 2015
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