Desmostylus herperus                           

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An EXTRA LARGE, very rare Desmostylus tooth from the Sharktooth Hill area, near Bakersfield, California. A February Fossil of the Month.The chewing surface is incredibly preserved. A rare complete and fully rooted tooth. Excellent preservation and gorgeous color. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. Museum Quality specimen! The Desmostylus  are considered Megalodon food along with the whales. 

ST1041           SIZE: 2-7/8" x 12-1/8"   (3-1/2" Height)

Note - Adding four Desmostylus fossils in February 2022.     Link to Desmostylus fossils

This catalog contains teeth from a rare Hippo-like mammal - Desmostylus herperus. The Sharktooth Hill site produces exceptionally large and very rare Desmostylus teeth with a wonderfully preserved, enameled crown and a heavy root. The Sharktooth Hill site produces very few, but exceptional Desmostylus teeth. We are offering some the largest and highest quality teeth from this rare giant Hippo-like mammal. Have a look at this rare offering from the Bob Ernst collection. It is very unlikely that you have a Desmostylus in your Sharktooth Hill collection. These are some of Bob Ernst's best!