Mosasaur teeth in matrix - Mosasaurus beaugei - 230 x 160 mm

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Mosasaur teeth in matrix - Mosasaurus beaugei - 230 x 160 mm
Cretaceous (65 mil y) - Khouribga, Morocco

Two large Mosasaur beaugei teeth in original matrix from the Phosphate Deposits in Khouribga, Morocco.
Size matrix: 23 x 16 cm.
The largest tooth measures 12 cm, including the root.
Mosasaurus is also called ‘lizard of the Meuse river’ and is a genus of Mosasaur, a group of extinct sauri that lived in the sea. The first fossil remains were found near Maastricht in the South of the Netherlands inside Mount Saint Peter, which lies at the banks of the Meuse river (Mosa in Latin). The Mosasaurus was named after this river. The species from the genus lived in the Maastrichtian era, the final period of the Cretaceous, 71.3 to 65.4 million years ago.

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