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2018 Fossil Treasures Calendar

Megalodon 2018 Calendar
Charcarodon megalodon specimens at UCMP

UCMP 2018 Fossil Treasures Calendar posters on sale!

This year the calendar is in poster form and is 24 x 18 inches (60.96 x 45.72 cm) and printed on 110 lb glossy stock.

$5 + shipping. Please contact Chris Mejia (cmejia@berkeley.edu) for yours today!

Quote on the poster "These serrated, triangular teeth belong to Carcharodon megalodon, an extinct marine predator related to sharks. The teeth range up to 17.5 cm (7 inches) in length. An early reconstruction of Carcharodon from its teeth suggested that this shark reached 30 meters (100 feet) in length. A revised estimate of the size of Carcharodon puts its length at 12 meters (40 feet) - about twice the size of the largest great white sharks of today! The teeth featured here are roughly 11.5 cm (4.5 inches) and are from Sharktooth Hill in Kern County, California. Today a desert in the Central Valley, 15 to 16 million years ago it was an inland sea filled with whales, sharks, seals and shells."

 

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