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-Size: 5"L x 4"W x 3"H
-Notes: A partial tooth from a species of mastodon-like animal called a Gomphothere. Gomphotheres are noted for having four straight tusks; one set in the maxilla, and one set in the mandible.
-Age: Miocene epoch, 23-5 million years ago
-Location: Peace River Formation, Bone Valley Member, Florida, USA
-Species: Mammut americanum -Size: 7&1/2"L x 4&1/4"W x 6"H -Notes: A fantastic and large example from the classic American mastodon. The word mastodon means "breast tooth," and refers to the nipple-like projections that make up the tooth's crowns. Mastodons used their teeth for crunching branches and leaves, while mammoths used...
-Species: Mammuthus primigenius -Size: 3&1/2"L x 1&3/4"W x 2&3/4"H-Notes: A beautiful example of a baby woolly mammoth tooth, dredged from the North Sea of Europe.-Age: Pleistocene epoch, 50-25 thousand years ago-Location: The North Sea, northern Europe
-Species: Mammuthus columbi -Size: 4&1/4"L x 3&3/8"W x 2&3/4"H-Notes: A nice example of a Columbian mammoth tooth with roots. Columbian mammoths are known throughout North America, and genetic evidence suggests that they interbred with their smaller cousins, the woolly mammoths. -Age: Pleistocene epoch, 2.8 million to 11,700 years ago-Location: Charleston County, South...