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Lot of 5 Peruvian Great White Shark Tooth Fossils! - Genuine Ancient Fossils

Lot of 5 Peruvian Great White Shark Tooth Fossils! - Genuine Ancient Fossils

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GREAT WHITE SHARK TEETH FOSSILS

      

Carcharodon carcharias - The great white shark, also known as great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a large shark found in coastal surface waters in all major oceans.
The great white shark is very well known for its size, with the largest individuals known to have approached or exceeded 6 metres (20 ft) in length and 2,268 kilograms (5,000 lb) in weight.
It reaches maturity at around 15 years of age and can have a life span of over 30 years.
The great white shark is arguably the world's largest known macropredatory fish and is one of the primary predators of marine mammals.
It is also known to prey upon a variety of other marine animals including fish, pinnipeds, and seabirds. It is the only surviving species of its genus, Carcharodon.
 
Some scientists believe it belongs to the same species as the long extinct Megalodon and the earliest fossil records date back to about 16 million years.
 Today the Great White is a protected species in our country and many others throughout their range.
 
Fossil teeth are the only part of a great white you are allowed to have in your posession!

PERUVIAN GREAT WHITE SHARK TOOTH FOSSILS!
LOT OF 5
Genuine ancient fossils - not replicas!

Please note that the images are greatly enlarged to show detail.
The teeth have been cleaned and polished but no repairs or restoration have been done.


Measurements were taken with a vernier and the largest one measures as follows:
Left slant - 21mm
Right slant - 20mm
The other 4 are between 1mm and 3mm smaller.
Origin: Peru
Image below only indicates how measurements are taken and tooth in image is not included.

 
 
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