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Fossil Shark Teeth Mako Shark, ancestor of modern Great White Shark
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2 1/8" Broad Toothed Mako Shark Tooth

This was my first surprise tooth of the day. I was just walking along turning over and breaking clods of dirt and this popped out of one.
Location Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
Species Isurus hastalis
Age Pliocene Epoch
Formation Yorktown Formation
Category Shark Teeth
Length 2 1/8 inches

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Date Added3/2/2003

This tooth was in the middle of a clod of dirt no bigger than a basketball, just waiting to be found.
  

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