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SHART TEETH FOSSIL
This is a natural untreated specimen from Morocco which is ideal for collecting or made in to a pendant
Parcel of 5 FIVE teeth
Weight of parcel 215cts app
Size of largest tooth 39X 36X 14 mm app
Shark teeth are relics of shark evolution and biology, and as they are often the only part of the shark to survive fossilisation, represent much of the Selachimorpha fossil record, extending back hundreds of millions of years. The most ancient types of sharks date back to 450 million years ago during the Late Ordovician period, and they are mostly known from their fossilised teeth. The most common, however, are from the Cenozoic (65 million years ago). Sharks continually shed their teeth, and some Carchariniformes can shed approximately 35,000 teeth in a lifetime.
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