Ancient Macro Shark

Framed Otodus Shark Tooth 410mm

£222.00 GBP

Framed Otodus obliquus shark tooth 410mm from Morocco with a signed print by Ben Pickup. Presented in a mahogany frame with a glass front, Ben's art is wonderfully creative with fine detail. The Otodus Obliquus shark tooth is from the phosphate deposits of Khouribga, Ouled Abdoun Basin, Morocco, North Africa. Dating back to the Cenozoic era, late Palaeocene approximately 50 million years.

The Otodus obliquus was a very large Macro-predatory shark with the largest recorded tooth measuring 10.4 cm in length. With each discovery, we are able to determine more about these powerful sharks which roamed the prehistoric seas of the Cenozoic era. Otodus was a fearsome predatory shark growing to a maximum length of 39 feet. Their prey being smaller marine mammals including smaller sharks. Scientist and palaeontologists theorise the Otodus obliquus ancestry connects to that of the great Megalodon from the Miocene era through to the modern Great White, a lineage of Carcharocles as we understand it today.

Each Otodus obliquus tooth will vary in colour, size and preservation.

(Please note: this is a special order product, please allow 1 - 3 weeks for mounting and framing prior to delivery - please contact us for more information.)

Genus: Otodus obliquus. Ancient Macro, Mackerel Shark.
Age: Moyen, Atlas Mountain Range, Morocco, North Africa.
Origin: Late Palaeocene, Eocene, 60,000,000 - 40,000,000 years.

Frame measurements.
Height: 39.5 cm
Width: 41 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

Weight: 1.185 g

Otodus Obliquus

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