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Reef Shark Teeth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
These are rare finds anywhere, but the yellow ditch seems to have more of this species than all of the other places I've ever hunted put together. The tooth on the left is an upper and the tooth on the right is a lower specimen.
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Giant Reef Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
First, let me say that there is no such thing as a "Giant Reef Shark". They are all just reef sharks. But this tooth is the biggest reef shark tooth I've ever seen! Had it been the only tooth I found today, I would have been happy. But I'm still glad I found others! Is that greedy?...
Carcharoides catticus - Reef Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus

I am always happy to find these little gems. They are so rare - I only find a few per year, and the yellow ditch is the only place I ever found more than one. This tooth is as perfect as they come and is so sharp! I bet it could poke right through a steak with no problem all the way to the root without breaking.

Now I want to eat some meat.

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Reef Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
My second reef shark tooth of 2007! I found one a few months ago and I was very happy. I ended up trading it for some really nice Maryland material, so I needed a replacement. Voila - Nature provides! Apparently, the universe approves of the deal....
Reef shark tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus

These little reef shark teeth are always cool to find because they are so rare.

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11/16" Reef Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
found this little beauty from the ditch down the street from where I live...
Fossil Reef Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
This little tooth is a killer! No damage to speak of. Just sharp. I love the way these teeth look. So fragile, yet so savage looking at the same time. And they are so rare that when I get one, I count myself lucky. This is only my fifth one ever!...
Fossil Reef Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
As flawless as can be...
  

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