Otodus chubutensis

SKU
G113
In stock
$495.00
Overview

A TOP QUALITY Chubutensis tooth from Georgia - an upper jaw tooth. The crown has an excellent light tan color. The enamel is the Highest Quality with extremely small hydration cracks. An excellent black colored bourlette which is 100% complete with a glass-like surface. Large razor sharp serrations including an excellent tip serration. The root is an excellent dark brown color, very nicely articulated, and complete. Excellent color. Note - these Georgia Megs are fantastic - essentially no sign of wear and excellent preservation. An exceptional color collector's Chubutensis tooth from Georgia. No repair. No restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A large top quality Georgia Chub tooth!

G113           Size: 3-11/16"

Note - Adding 12 new Georgia Megalodon & Chub utensis teeth in May 2022.  ->  Link to Georgia Megalodon teeth

Carcharocles megalodon or Megalodon was the largest and most powerful shark that ever lived. It ruled the seas from the early Miocene to the end of the Pliocene some 20 to 3 million years ago. It is believed that the Megalodon shark reached lengths of 60 feet and it possessed large, heavy triangular teeth which are fully serrated. These large teeth plus the highest estimated bite force of any animal (up to 180,000 newtons) allowed the Megalodon to bite through massive prey. The diet of an adult Megalodon consisted of whales and other large marine mammals or sharks.

Megalodon teeth can exceed 7" in length; however, very few teeth of that size have been found. Today, only the teeth and a possibly a few vertebrae remain from the massive predator. Megalodon teeth come is a variety of size, color and condition. Top quality teeth are comparatively rare and can be quite expensive. Also due to the higher value of complete and undamaged teeth, damaged Megalodon teeth will be repaired and restored. These teeth will be far less valuable, and their repaired condition should be made known to any buyer. We rarely will offer a repaired tooth, and if we do it will be clearly marked.

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