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    MEGALODON SHARK TOOTH
    Carcharocles megalodon
    Miocene
    Morgan River
    South Carolina, USA
    3.74 x 3.09 x 0.82 inches (9.5 x 7.86 x 2.09 cm)


    Everyone seems to be both fascinated and fearful of the Great White Shark. This pristine fossil tooth came from its infamous ancestor, the notorious Megalodon. With serrations going down both edges, this example is top grade in all aspects. Approaching four inches on edge, this specimen is impressive both in size and quality. Considering that sharks have rows on rows of teeth unlike humans that only have one set (at least at a time), this becomes an even more mindboggling proposition. Henry David Thoreau once said "In simplicity, there is truth." Here is truth: this is simply an awesome fossil piece.




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    May, 2015
    7th Thursday
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