Megalodon (pronounced: MEG-ə-lə-don), means "big tooth", from Greek (megal, "big") and (odon "tooth") is an extinct species of shark that lived approximately 5 to 25 million years ago, during the Cenozoic Era (late Oligocene to early Pleistocene). Carcharodon. megalodon is regarded as one of the largest and most powerful predators in vertebrate history, and likely had a profound impact on the structure of marine communities...
A perfect example of the much sought after Carcharocles megalodon shark tooth. The meglodon is the ancestor of today's Great White Shark. The word megalodon means big tooth. This particular tooth was found along the Mid-Atlantic coastal region of the U.S. Age: 5 million to 28 million years old. Measurement: 3 inches wide by 3 inches long.
Beautiful and rare example of fossilized Giant Mackeral Shark (Otodus obliquus) tooth in natural matrix. Found in the Mid-Atlantic coast region of the U.S. Overall measurement is 2.5 inches wide by 3.25 inches long. The Giant Mackeral Shark is extinct. Age: 5 million to 25 million years old. Perfect example.
Excellent example of six fossilized shark teeth. Top row left to right: False Mako (Parotodus benedeni), Mako (Isurus hastalis), Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo aduncus). Bottom row left to right: Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias hopei), Snaggletooth (Hemipristis serra), Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier). Age: 5 million to 25 million years old. Shows great detail. Ryker box included.