Mosasaur Tooth From Morocco
Cretaceous Period- C. 70 Million Years Ago
Order to which the fossil belongs: Squamata
Name of which the family belongs: Mosasauridae
Informal name of the fossil: Mosasaur
Mosasaurs were large carnivorous marine carnicores feeding on fish & other marine animals, with some species reaching lengths of 50 feet. They were fast, streamline and sleek with large flipper like paddles for arms and legs and a tail fin. Its teeth have a re-curved crown, almost smooth and slightly triangular in cross-section and is set on a bulbous root.
A nice example.
Size: 54mm approx
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