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5 1/2" Whale tooth

I found this back in the glory days of the big ditch - before anyone knew about it and before they started driving the big construction machines down through the middle of it, crushing all the fossils. Yes, I found this immense tooth digging in the bank in one of the best layers I ever saw anywhere. This is a GIANT! It weighs almost half a pound and still retains the classic shape. Even though the enamel has been worn away from the cap (left side of photo), this still remains a fantastic fossil.
Location Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Species Unidentified - Whale
Age Pleistocene Epoch
Formation Hawthorne Formation
Category Marine Mammal
Length 5 1/2 inches

ID1183
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Date Added6/15/1997

  

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