Scaldicetus sp.

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    An exceptional Scaldicetus sp., a Sperm whale, tooth from Hertford Co., No. Carolina. This tooth has exceptional preservation, fantastic red-brown color, and is exceptionally clean. The crown is extra large for this species (1-3/4"). An incredible Miocene Sperm whale tooth. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed.

    NC222   SIZE: 3-1/4"  (1-1/4" W)

    Note - Adding two NC Red Site Sperm Whale teeth in April 2020. -> Link to Whale teeth.

    Scaldicetus is an extinct genus of a highly predatory sperm whale that lived in the middle to late Miocene. Scaldicetus had large teeth with irregularly wavy enamel on their conical crowns. Probable Megalodon food source along with other whale species. No. Carolina res site produces exceptional Scaldicetus teeth.