Fossilized wolf tooth with tooth and root. The tooth has suffered normal wear and tear, and does have a split in the tooth. However, this is still a unique fossil that we rarely carry in our shop!
Measurements: ~1-5/8" long x 1/2" wide x 1/4" deep
Location: Alaska, USA
Time Period: Pleistocene ~10,000 Years Old
The Pleistocene wolf (Canis lupus), or Late Pleistocene wolf, is an extinct relative to our modern day gray wolves. The evolution of the wolf occurred over at least 300,000 years. The Canis lupus is highly adaptable and can be found across the northern hemisphere. There are many sub-populations that differ due to precipitation, temperature, vegetation, and prey in their different habitats. Recent genetic studies have suggested that original wolf populations were replaced by a more competitive type of wolf which eventually replaced them. The geographic origin of the late Pleistocene population is still unknown.
In Honor of Memorial Day, the Shop will be Closed, Monday, May 31st.
Hi folks! COVID cases are down! So, we are allowed to have up to 25 people in the shop &15 people in the museum. However, on Saturdays, the museum will remain closed and used only as an area for those waiting to shop.
(However, if we're slow we can sneak you down there, if you like.)
For now, face covering & use of hand sanitizer are still required when entering.
We ask that people please not come in with large groups, and please limit their stays to under an hour, so others can have the opportunity to also do their shopping.
If we have customers in line, waiting to get in, please be aware of that and be considerate.
Thanks again for your continued understanding & support!