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63MM Otodus Obliquus Shark Vertebrae Fossil Bone In Matrix Morocco COA

$25.99

Location: Oued Zem, Morocco

Weight: 7.8 Ounces

Dimensions: 3.4 Inches Long, 3.5 Inches Wide, 1.6 Inches Thick (Matrix)

Vertebrae Dimensions: 63MM

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Eocene Age, 54 million years old. 


Name: Otodus
Diet: Carnivore
Size: Approximately‭ ‬9‭ ‬meters long
Known locations: Worldwide
Time Period: Eocene
Fossil representation: Teeth and vertebral centra.


Otodus sharks are still bigger than any other carnivorous fish in the sea today, being one and half times bigger than the largest recorded great white shark. This large size, however, does not mean that Otodus was an apex predator as it would have had to share the seas with other predators such as Basilosaurus, an eighteen-meter long predatory whale that looked more like an ancient mosasaur. Still, Otodus would have been able to hold its ground against most other predators


 


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