2-3/8" Carcharodontosaurus Tooth

$325.00
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SKU
i-fsl-1024
Quick Overview
This Charcharodotosaurus tooth displays fair serrations and enamel, with a pretty nice tip,(which appears to have a wear facet). The coloration is typical for the area. A nicely sized specimen at an affordable price.

Measurements: 2-1/4" Long x 1" Wide x 3/8" Thick Location: Morocco, North Africa Time Period: Cretaceous ~90 Million Years Old

More Information

Carcharodontosaurus was one of the largest theropod dinosaurs to ever roam the earth, with its average size being larger than that of Tyrannosaurus-rex. Carcharodontosaurus (named after the shark, genus Carcharodon) was a carnivorous dinosaur that was most likely a pack hunter, similar to their distant relative Allosaurus. Carcharodontosaurus was indeed enormous, weighting 6 to 15 tons and measuring up to 45 feet in length. The large serrated teeth of this beast could grow up to 8 inches in length. The original fossil of Carcharodontosaurus was destroyed during the second world war due to allied bombing missions. However, in 1995, a skull was discovered in Morocco, Africa.