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Zarafasaura oceanis (Plesiosaurus mauritanicus)

Era: Mesozoic

Period: Upper Cretaceous

Stage: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66 millions of years)

Formation: Basin de Abdoun Ouled

Origin: Oued Zem (Morocco)

Coordinates: 32°50'40.7"N 6°34'13.5"W

Matrix measurements: 97 x 87 x 32mm / 3.82" x 3.43" x 1.26"

Tooth measurements:48mm / 1.89"

Weight: 278g / 0.613lb

Description: Beautiful complete tooth of a marine reptile perfectly preserved in its matrix with numerous bone remains.

This piece is 100% natural, it has no restorations or paint.

Zarafasaura oceanis was an elasmosaurid plesiosaur known from the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) in the Phosphates of Morocco that could reach up to 12 meters in length. It had a streamlined body and fins adapted for efficient ocean swimming. Its neck was long and it had a jaw full of sharp teeth ideal for catching fish and other marine animals.


This piece will travel insured in a safety package to arrive in perfect condition.

Zarafasaura oceanis (Plesiosaurus mauritanicus)

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