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4 9/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth

Today I found a new king of my angy collection. This beast of a tooth is definitely a great find. I was diving over a spot where I had been once before a few weeks ago, but all the extra water flowing through the river really turned the bottom upside down. The spot was littered with teeth, and this beauty was in plain view for anyone to find. I just happened to luck up on it first. When I first saw it, I couldn't really believe it. Its just not common to find a tooth of this size and quality just lying out in the open - even on the bottom of the river! I'm not naïve enough to thing that no one has ever dived this spot before. Lots of people know about it. I just got lucky because this tooth has likely been buried in the sand for quite some time. What a beauty! This tooth is so massive that it has ripples in the enamel beneath the cusps. That kind of thing only happens in the largest teeth. I've not seen it in angys before, but its common on big megs. MAN! I'm still sighing in disbelief!
Location Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Species Carcharocles angustidens
Age Oligocene Epoch
Category Shark Teeth
Length 4 9/16 inches

Date Added9/23/2002


I'm quickly becoming spoiled





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