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Mammoth Tusk

Its not whole, but this mammoth tusk is the biggest I've ever found. At first glance it looks just like a bone, but when I turn it there are growth rings like a tree. Toofless said this is the first tusk that he has seen from the site that produced all the mammoth teeth (we went there in our 2010 Venice FL dive)
Age Pleistocene Epoch
Category Marine Mammal
Formation Bone Valley Formation
Location Sarasota County, Florida, USA
Species Mammuthus columbi
Length 8 1/2 inches
Width 3 1/2 inches
Thickness 2 1/2 inches

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Date Added5/25/2011

Check out the growth rings on this mammoth tusk.
  

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