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    LARGE OCEAN-FIND MEGALODON TOOTH
    Carcharocles (Carcharodon) megalodon
    Miocene-Pliocene
    Off North Carolina, Atlantic Ocean

    This fantastic tooth came from the mighty Megalodon, king of the Miocene Oceans, like a giant version of the modern-day Great White Shark. Such teeth are highly sought-after, and more than one diver has lost his life grubbing the bottom of the freezing, zero-visibility Rivers in the sounds of the Carolinas. This fine specimen, however, came from a secret location in the deep ocean off the coast, a locality even harder to search, and accessible only to divers with special training. It is a superlative example, with great enamel, a lovely dark tan patina, and good, robust root, 6⅛ inches along the slant.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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