Large Mosasaur Tooth in Matrix
Partially embedded in the rock in which it was found. These teeth found semi embedded or loose, may be cemented on to the bedrock to provide stability, and the bedrock is given a consistent shape and size.
Conical tooth belonging to a marine reptile
Species Name: Mosasaurus sp.
Country of Origin: Morocco
Age: Upper Cretaceous
A prehistoric reptile that swam, having adapted legs into flippers (similar to the evolution of whales). With a sturdy neck and skull up to 6ft long., Mosasaurs were major predators in the Cretaceous seas. Pterogoid (throat) teeth helped prevent prey escaping.
Approx Tooth Size: 40mm