Real Otodus Obliquus Fossil Shark Tooth - Single
Otodus obliquus is believed to be one of the earliest mackerel sharks, and its fossilized teeth can be found in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. This species of shark is also considered to be among the earliest "giant" sharks, and it is even believed to be an ancestor of the largest predatory shark that ever lived, the Megalodon.
- Sold individually
- Limited quantity available
- These specimens come from the phosphate mines in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, and a piece of that matrix still attached to the tooth.
- Sold as-is without further cleaning. The matrix surrounding the tooth may be slightly "crumbly" or "dusty." This is natural.
- The photos shown are examples of what your specimen will approximately look like. Each tooth is unique and will vary in size, shape, color, etc.
- Average Length ranges from 6-10 cm (2.4-3.9 in.)
- Average Width ranges from 6-9 cm (2.4-3.5 in.)
- Average Height ranges from 3-4 cm (1.2-1.6 in.)