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1 9/16" Giant Thresher   Potomac River, Maryland, USA - Alopias grandis
Beautiful Giant Thresher from a rare location along the Potomac River.
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alopias grandis calvert cliffs   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Alopias grandis
Never touched the water. Zone 10...
1 & 5/8ths inch Alopias Grandis from Calvert Cliffs   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Alopias grandis

The first giant thresher I've ever found, and I couldn't ask for a better specimen than this one.  Sharp edges and tip, large sized, and nice colors!

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Calvert Cliffs Alopias Grandis-Giant Thresher   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Alopias grandis
Sweet find for the cliffs...
Giant Thresher Shark Tooth   Colleton County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis

This is a rare treat. DW said it was the first complete one that he's seen come out of the river.

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1 1/8 giant thrasher   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Alopias grandis
1 1/8 giant thrasher
Giant Thresher Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
Its got a tip ding but the rest of the tooth is awesome....
1-3/8 Inch Giant Thresher   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
This beauty was lying on the bottom of the Cooper. I thought it was a small benedini....
1 15/16" Thresher Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis

I thought this tooth was a benedeni but it turns out to be an extra large giant thresher. The biggest I've found to date.

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1 3/4" Giant Thresher Shark Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
One of the best giant thresher teeth ever - huge, perfectly preserved, awesome color. A rare find!...
1 1/16" Giant Thresher Shark Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
Here's my prize of the day - an exquisite giant thresher shark tooth. ...
1 5/8" Giant Thresher Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
1 5/8" Giant Thresher Tooth
1 1/16" Giant Thresher Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
This little beauty came from a dump! All the other teeth were literally mangled, but somehow this little beauty escaped. These are rare teeth, and I consider myself very fortunate to find such a beautiful specimen. Look at the back photo. Man, its cool looking! Greens, oranges, browns, etc. Nice stuff!...
1 1/2" Giant Thresher Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
I actually found this tooth by following an impulse earlier this week. After lunch one day, I had about 20 minutes until I had to be back at work, so I decided to go check out this new section of a development. Well, they hadn't done any more work there, but they did mow the grass earlier in the week. I thought to myself that it had been a while since I had walked that ditch, so I decided to hop out and give it a go. I'm so glad I did! This this is monstrous! It’s by far the biggest I've ever fo...
1 1/16" Giant Thresher Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
It’s a rare day indeed when you come home with one of these!...
1 1/4"Giant Thresher Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
This is the first giant thresher tooth I ever found. I've had it since I was a kid, but back then, I had no idea how scarce these teeth really were....
1 1/16" Giant Thresher Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
Here is the second giant thresher I found. Its seen better days, but is still a complete tooth....
  

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