Carcharochles Tooth

 

 

 

 

Real fossils from the cabinet — tooth of the giant ancient shark Carcharocles (formerly Carcharodon) megalodon (left and photo below); also (directly below) a tooth from a smaller prehistoric shark.

shark tooth fossil

shark tooth

Postcard from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and from Florida showing teeth from a variety of fossil and extant sharks.

shark teeth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Museum of Natural History souvenir postcard showing the reconstructed jaws of this shark as formerly displayed in the museum’s original Hall of Fossil Fishes.

 

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