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Contents:  Megalodon shark coprolite (Florida); Spiny shark coprolite (Alabama)

MEGALODON SHARK coprolite from South Carolina

JOKE?  No joke!  Anyone in the fossil & shark biz knows meg poop when they see it.  This comes from a diver in South Carolina that usually just picks up shark teeth in the Cooper River, St. John's and St. Mary's River beds.

The carcharodon megalodon lived during the Miocene Epoch - 23 to 5 million years ago. 

 Fossilized sharks teeth, vertebrae and occasionally coprolite (fossilized dung from which information about eating patterns in prehistoric times can be discovered) are found today. Megalodon reached a length of 60 feet or more.


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#PP-326  1 pound 7.3 oz., 4-1/4" long  $60

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#PP-330  1 pound 12.4 oz., 5-1/8" long  $65

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#PP-340  13.8 oz., 3-1/4" long  $35

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#PP-346  14.9 oz., 4-1/2" long  $40


14.3 ounces, measures 4" long x 2-1/2" wide x 1-3/4" thickest.  $38

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1 pound 7.8 oz.,  5" long

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#PP-347-N  1 pound 12.1 oz., 5-1/4" long $70

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#PP-347-R  1 pound 8.6 oz., 5-1/2" long $60 

#PP-347-S  1 pound 2.3 oz.,  4-1/2" long $45

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7 oz. 3-1/4" long x 1-5/8" wide x 1-5/8" tall


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1 pound 1.4 oz.  5-1/8" long x 2-1/2" wide x 1-5/8" tall


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1 pound 9.7 oz.; 5-1/4" long x 2-3/4" wide x 2" tall


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Barnacles!  2 pound 0.6 ounces;  5-3/4" long x 3-1/2" wide x 2" tall




Photo of Shark coprolite specimens at the Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park, Colorado:

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SPINY DOGFISH SHARK coprolite from Tombigbee River in Gainesville, ALABAMA (Jurassic)

This small cache of pyrite/marcasite coprolite was found in a small underwater cave/cut in the river.  This is from a prehistoric "Spiny Shark" that presumably inhabited these caves/cuts and left their droppings to become fossilized.  They have been replaced by pyrite/marcasite. Some of these still contain oyster shell fragments indicating that these sharks fed on them.  The piling/mound twisting is caused by passage of the fecal material through a bone-like flap in the anus. 

Turned to PYRITE (Fool's Gold) when it fossilized 


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#PP-351 5/8" long $7

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#PP-364  3/4" long $8

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#PP-382 15/16" long $8

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#PP-387 7/8" long $8

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#PP-388 1-1/8" long $10

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#PP-388-1 1-1/8" long with cracks $10

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#PP-388-2 1-1/8" long $10

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#PP-388-3 1-3-16" long $10

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#PP-388-4 1-1/16" long $10

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#PP-388-5 1-1/16" long  $10

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#PP388-71-1/8" long


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#PP-388-8 1-1/4" long $10

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#PP-388-11 1-1/4" long $10

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#PP-389-1 1-7/8" long $12

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#PP-389-2 1-5/8" long $12




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