American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum | Darwin and Wallace: A Nature & Fossil Store
American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum
American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum
American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum
American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum
American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum
American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum
American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum

American Mastodon Tooth 7&1/2"L - Mammut americanum

-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 their ridged teeth for grazing on grasses. Acrylic block not included.

-Age: Pliocene to Pleistocene epochs,  4,750,000 to 1,808,000 years ago.

-Location: Alachua Formation, Alachua County, Florida, USA



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