TITANOTHERE CANINE Tooth w/ root Fossil Oligocene

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  • Item Category: Natural History
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 19, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

Up for bid is a nice Titanot tooth - CANINE - with the root intact. A piece from Titanot is a must have in your collection because Titanot were the largest mammals of their time period. I am so confident that you will love this piece that I offer a 100% money back guarantee. If you don't like the fossil for any reason, send it back and I'll refund your money and pay for the returned shipping. We are happy to ship internationally, we just charge for shipping what the USPS charges us (weight with shipping materials is about 5 ounces). Thanks for looking!


Any member of an extinct group of large-hoofed mammals that originated in Asia or North America during the early Eocene Epoch (some 50 million years ago). Titanots, more properly called “brontots ,” became extinct during the middle of the Oligocene Epoch (some 28 million years ago). Most were large and fed mainly on soft vegetation. Their skulls were massive and frequently adorned with large bony protuberances covered in skin that may have been used in intraspecific combat or as defensive weapons against predators. The bodies were bulky with strong, pillarlike limbs. The remains of titanots are abundant in the geologic record, and the different forms must have been locally numerous; it is possible that they moved about in herds.


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