Otodontidae (previous Lamnidae) : Carcharocles (previous Carcharodon) megalodon – extinct Megatooth Shark’s tooth

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Megatooth Shark (Carcharocles megalodon)

Now extinct, the megalodon lived from roughly 25 to 1.6 million years ago, during the Miocene and Pliocene epochs.

 

South Carolina (Cooper River)

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Taken on October 29, 2007