Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Carcharodon carcharias Fossil Shark Teeth

This image is of some fossil teeth of the Great White shark aka Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) on display at Mace Brown Museum of Natural History (August 2017). It dates to the Miocene Epoch (about 5-15 million years ago) of the Neogene Period. The fossils were found in Peru, South America. 

The Mace Brown Museum of Natural History is located at the College of Charleston, 202 Calhoun Street, 2nd Floor, Charleston, South Carolina 29424.

Learn more at their blog: http://blogs.cofc.edu/macebrownmuseum/