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Seal Canine Tooth

Spring 2007's Lee Creek trip was a trip of firsts for me. This is my first seal tooth. Luckily Pat Young was near me when I picked this up. I thought it was a squalodon tooth, but she showed me the two ridges on this enamel that run from the tip to the root.
Location Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
Species Seal
Age Pliocene Epoch
Formation Yorktown Formation
Category Marine Mammal
Length 1 3/4 inches

ID1911
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Date Added3/13/2007

I tried to catch both ridges in this photo.
  

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