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Oligocene Archeo Mysticete Whale Tooth

This is one of the coolest fossils I've found in the Edisto river so far. Its an Oligocene Archeo Mysticete Whale Tooth, much larger than the squalodon whales that dominated the time period. It is my understanding that this species was a descendent of the eocene archeocete whale that went extinct in the late oligocene to early miocene.
Age Oligocene Epoch
Category Marine Mammal
Formation Ashley Marl
Location Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Species Unidentified - Whale
Length 3 1/2 inches
Width 2 inches
Thickness 5/8 inches

ID3681
Memberdw
Date Added5/28/2010

its hollow inside - very fragile!
  

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