Tooth

by Stuart
(Clitheroe, UK )

equine tooth? top

equine tooth? top

equine tooth? top
equine tooth side
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Hi i found this tooth. I think it could be equine but unsure of age and species.

Could you tell me what its from and a rough age. Its quite heavy & stone like.

Thanks
Stuart

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equine tooth
by: Douglas

Stuart,

I think your guess of equine tooth is a good one, if not horse then camel. Where did you find it? The area around Clitheroe, UK appears to be Carboniferous in age and of course there were no horses or any other mammals around then.

The age has to be Later Cenozoic for this to be the tooth of a grazing mammal.

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