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First dive this year...and the river gives up a rarity !

So yesterday I decided to hit the river. I grabbed my gear and off I went...upon arrival I saw the current was ripping and yes the water was cold, but I was going to brave the elements in order to get my first dive of the year. I actually only brought one tank since I didn't get to the river until after twelve. Well wouldn't ya know it I get to my dive spot and my tank showed only having 1000 lbs of air. It must have been not closed all the way. Well I was there and suited up so I jumped in determined to find some teeth. Immediately I saw how rough the cold current was as it pushed me downstream a little. Well I made my way to the bottom and started pulling myself along. I spotted some gravel and then some more. A few small teeth and some pottery shards was all I found...so I moved forward checking my air continuously as I was low when I got in. Then I saw a tooth laying upside down on the bottom. I picked it up and though I had a small Meg until I looked closer and saw it was a huge Great White Tooth. I yelled out a woohoo underwater and tucked it away. I was thinking this tooth must be 2-3/4 or so...I surfaced shortly after almost out of air. Once out of the water I measured the tooth....it was over three inches... 3-1/16 inches long by 2 -1/16 inches wide... I couldn't believe it ! This is such an unbelievably rare find for one very happy diver ! ! !

1 available
Location Colleton County, South Carolina, USA

ID4127
MemberGreg
Date Added4/27/2012

3-1/16 inch Great White Shark Tooth
3-1/16 inch Great White Shark Tooth (reverse)
3-1/16 inch tooth on ruler...so huge for this species !
Fresh out of the water !!!
  

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Comments
Wow! - 4/27/2012
Reviewer : Greg S from Maryland United States
Total Rating : 10
Awesome story and awesome tooth! I love the river shot too. Congrats! Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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Congrats! - 4/27/2012
Reviewer : dw from Summerville South Carolina United States
Total Rating : 10
That is a special find. You're in an exclusive club now! Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
VOTE! Agree  Disagree  1 of 1 voters agreed.

- 4/29/2012
Reviewer : svillej from Pennsylvania United States
Total Rating : 10
Wow! Great way to start the year. Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
VOTE! Agree  Disagree  2 of 2 voters agreed.

- 5/2/2012
Reviewer : Fat Boy from Maryland United States
Total Rating : 10
Awesome tooth! Wow! Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
VOTE! Agree  Disagree  1 of 1 voters agreed.

Showeeeet! - 5/4/2012
Reviewer : da fossz from
Total Rating : 10
Amazing find..congrats. 3 Inch + GWs are hard to find. Keeper for sure! Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
VOTE! Agree  Disagree  1 of 1 voters agreed.

- 6/20/2012
Reviewer : Down by the banks from
Total Rating : No Rating
verry nice great find
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