CARCHARODON TOOTH 3 1/4 AKA African TREX T REX. Origin: (Origen) KemKem basin, Tegana fm, Red Sandstone Beds. Carcharodontosaurus is a genus of carnivorous carcharodontosaurid dinosaurs that existed between 100 and 94 million years ago, during the Cenomanian stages of the mid-Cretaceous Period. It is currently known to include two species, C. Iguidensis , which were among the larger theropods, slightly bigger than Tyrannosaurus and possibly slightly larger than Giganotosaurus , but not quite as large as Spinosaurus.
The genus Carcharodontosaurus is named after the shark genus Carcharodon itself named from the Greek (karcharo) meaning "jagged" or "sharp" and (odonto) meaning "teeth", and (sauros), meaning "lizard". Carcharodontosaurus had enormous jaws and long, serrated teeth up to eight inches long. Paul estimates Carcharodontosaurus iguidensis at 10 m (33 ft) and 4 t (4.4 short tons). (This is not a T-Rex tooth, but it is often referred to as African T-Rex). The item "Carcharodontosaurus dinosaur CARCHARODON TOOTH 3 1/4 AKA African TREX T REX #35" is in sale since Friday, March 26, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Fossils\Vertebrates\Amphibian, Reptile & Dinosaur". The seller is "markitagainfossils" and is located in Wake Forest, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.