paleontology
Fossil shark tooth from South Carolina

Although it is not complete, I was very excited to find this auricularus tooth. The tooth is over two inches long and would have been an especially nice find if not chipped. This is an extinct cousin of the more well-known Carcharodon megalodon shark and the first auricularus I had ever found. The tooth is from the Harleyville Formation and was discovered at a cement quarry in Harleyville, SC. The location is not often open to the public, but I was fortunate enough that day to be given a guided tour for a article I was writing about the quarry.

Collector: Scott Stepanski

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Carcharodon Shark Tooth, South Carolina, 9.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating

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