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Carcharodontosaurus Saharicus Dinosaur Tooth 25mm

SKU:TFS9056
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An excellent theropod tooth of a large carnivore that terrorised the Cretaceous environment around 100,000,000 million years ago. Colloquially known as the North African Tyrannosaurus this dinosaur tooth from Morocco is from the predator Carcharodontosaurus saharicus discover it now at The Fossil Store. Read our full report below.

Genus Attrib: Carcharodontosaurus; Theropod, Dinosauria, Owen 1842.
Age: Mesozoic era, Cretaceous period, Albian to lower Cenomanian stages 112 to 97 million years ago.
Origin: Tegana formation, Kem Kem, Northern Sahara, Morocco, North Africa.

Carcharodontosaurus Saharicus measurements.
Length: 2.5 cm
Approximate weight: 0,002 g

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Carcharodontosaurus saharicus Tooth 25 mm in a good stable and fossilised condition. The small tooth from a dinosaur which terrorised the mid-Cretaceous of Gondwana land, now North Africa. Discovered in the premier North African dinosaur fossil collecting zone, from the stable of Kem Kem where many highly important and major discoveries in the field of dinosaur palaeontology have been uncovered. The Kem Kem or Tegana formation having preserved many good vertebrate archosaur remains.


Condition report; Exhibits light colour enamel. Retaining serrations to the mesial and distal curvatures. A classic sabre shaped cutting tooth, once able to rip through flesh achieving mortal wounds which could slow down other large dinosaurs. Once felled Carcharodontosaur could have been skilled enough to dissect carcasses with surgical precision.

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SKU TFS9056
Age Cretaceous
Origin Morocco