Megalodon Tooth, Incredibly Large at 6.10 inches long, Late Miocene-Early Pliocene, 100% Natural (no restorations or repairs), Worldwide Shipping
Includes certificate of authenticity describing where the tooth was found and the name of the diver that procured the tooth.
For sale is a very large (and very rare) Megalodon tooth (genuine and un-restored). This tooth was found off the coast of North Carolina. Megalodon teeth that are in excess of 6 inches long are very difficult to procure (especially in good to excellent condition). This tooth still has a majority of its enamel still intact. It has a solid, pointed tip. This one is definitely a must have for any avid fossil collector.
- The buyer will receive the exact tooth pictured in the photos.
This tooth measures exactly 6.10 inches in length.
- The tooth measures 4.43 inches in width
- Relative dating has been used to date this tooth to the late miocene-early pliocene era.
(from dinosaurs.about.com): Not only was Megalodon the biggest prehistoric shark that ever lived; it was the largest marine predator in the history of the planet, vastly outweighing both the modern Great White Shark and ancient reptiles like Liopleurodon and Kronosaurus.
11 Facts About Megalodon (from dinosaurs.about.com):
- Megalodon Grew Up to 60 Feet Long (some exceptionally large individuals could have exceeded 70 feet)
- Megalodon Liked to Munch on Giant Whales
- Megalodon Had the Most Powerful Bite of Any Creature That Ever Lived
- Megalodon's Teeth Were Over Seven Inches Long
- Megalodon Liked to Bite the Fins Off its Prey
- Megalodon's Closest Living Relative is the Great White Shark
- Megalodon Was Much Bigger than the Biggest Marine Reptiles
- Megalodon's Teeth Were Once Known as "Tongue Stones"
- Megalodon Had a Worldwide Distribution
- No One Knows Why Megalodon Went Extinct
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