Collecting shark teeth is a fun and rewarding hobby that you can share with your friends and family members. Essentially, you’re owning a historic piece of nature that could likely be thousands or even millions of years old. However, one of the problems faced by collectors is finding shark teeth for sale. Most stores and marketplaces don’t carry them, so where do you find them?
This may sound like common sense to some people, but beach shops and stores are a great place to look for shark teeth. The next time you and your family take a getaway vacation to the beach, spend an evening going around to the various shops. You will find everything from seashells and hermit crabs to shark teeth and alligator heads. Best of all, most of the teeth for sale here are prices at less than a dollar.
While you can certainly come away with a sizable amount of teeth shopping at beach stores, you probably aren’t going to find any nice specimens doing so. If you want some great white or Megalodon teeth, you have to look elsewhere, because small beach shops aren’t going to sell them.
If you don’t know what the Megalodon shark is, let me explain – this prehistoric aquatic beasts roamed the oceans millions of years ago during the Cenozoic Era. Although no one knows for sure, some scientists believe the Megalodon reached lengths over 70 feet long. To put that into perspective, that’s over twice as large as a great white. surprisingly, you can still find their fossilized teeth on the ocean floor today. Once a tooth fell out of the Megalodon’s mouth, it fell to the ocean floor where sediments slowly replaced its contents.
As you can expect, a Megalodon tooth is a collector’s dream item. When it’s in perfect condition, a single tooth can run upwards of $500 or more. If the tooth broken or otherwise damaged, the value reduces significantly.
Now you’re probably wondering just where in the world sells Megalodon teeth. Some of the b