Plesiosaur Tooth, Prehistoric Marine Reptile, Genuine Tooth, Upper Cretaceous, Worldwide Shipping
For sale is a Plesiosaur tooth. The Plesiosaur was a very large prehistoric marine reptile that swam the oceans millions of years ago. It is estimated to have been between anywhere between 5 feet – 50 feet long (depending on sub-type). Plesiosaurs lived during the cretaceous period. This tooth originates from Morocco.
- The tooth itself measures about 1.25 - 2 inches long (3.2 to 5cm) long and may differ slightly from what is pictured in the photos.
- A tooth will be selected at random from the lot pictured.
(from thought co):
Plesiosaurs in general, and Plesiosaurus in particular, weren't the most accomplished swimmers, since they lacked the hydrodynamic builds of their bigger, meaner and more streamlined cousins, the pliosaurs. To date, it's unknown whether Plesiosaurus and its ilk lumbered onto dry land to lay their eggs or gave birth to live young while still swimming (though the latter is the increasingly favored possibility). We do know, however, that plesiosaurs went extinct along with the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, and have not left any living descendants.
Plesiosaurus (Greek for "almost lizard"); pronounced PLEH-see-oh-SORE-us
Early-Middle Jurassic (135-120 million years ago)
Size and Weight:
About 15 feet long and 1,000 pounds
Fish and mollusks
Long neck; tapered body; blunt flippers; small head with sharp teeth
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