Megalodon - Tooth - Carcharocles megalodon

Description
Megalodon - Tooth - Carcharocles megalodon
NEOGENE-Miocene, Burdigalian (15.97–20.44 million years) - U.S.

VERY NICE MEGALODON TOOTH ALL AROUND. THE LONGER SIDE IS 13 CM LONG (5 1/8"), THE SHORTER SIDE IS 12 CM LONG (4 11/16"), AND THIS TOOTH IS 9.5 CM WIDE (3 11/16"). IT HAS A BEAUTIFUL SHAPE, A SOLID ROOT, A NICE BLADE AND VERY NICE COLOURS. WITHOUT RESTORATIONS, 100% NATURAL FOSSIL TOOTH.

FOR MILLIONS OF YEARS - DURING THE MIOCENE - THE OCEAN WAS REIGNED BY ONE OF THE LARGEST AND MOST FURIOUS SHARKS THAT EVER EXISTED. THE CARCHAROCLES MEGALODON. ADULT SHARKS COULD REACH LENGTHS OF ABOUT 65 FEET, AND THE MAXIMUM SIZE OF THEIR TEETH WAS 7 1/16 INCHES.

Lot details
Specimen
Megalodon
Object
Tooth
Scientific name
Carcharocles megalodon
Origin
U.S.
Geological Period
NEOGENE-Miocene, Burdigalian (15.97–20.44 million years)
Condition
Good condition
Weight
222 g
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