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Shark Tooth Hill Shark teeth

"Shark Tooth Hill  Shark teeth from Shark Tooth Hill near Bakersfield, California. Shark tooth Hill is famous for the multicolored fossil shark teeth found there. The age of the teeth found there are Middle Miocene about 15 million years old and from the Temblor Formation.We currently have Mako shark teeth. This is the common name for the species Carcharodon isurus."

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Shark tooth hill is a famous fossil bone bed near Bakersfield, California. It was formed between 15 .2 and 15.9 million years ago, during the Miocene Epoch of the Cenozoic Era. While it is best know to fossil hunters for it’s impressive megalodon teeth this area has shark teeth of all kinds as well as the bones of seals, turtles, whales, fish, and land mamals.

It was created during a time when the climate was warm and sea levels were very high. California’s central valley was an inland sea called the Temblor Sea. For reasons still being debated the bones of marine life accumulated near what is now Bakersfield. 

This area is the richest bone deposit of Marine animals in the world! Today it covers about 50 square miles from 6 to 20 inches thick, with an average 200 bones per square yard!

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