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by Liné Odendaal
(Cape Town, South Africa)

Herbivore tooth, South Africa

Herbivore tooth, South Africa

I have no idea what it is, please help?

It was found on a beach in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Herbivore tooth, South Africa
by: Douglas


This is an Herbivore tooth from a large mammal, likely a member of the elephant family. I can't say what the species is but you can learn more about the species that lived in that area here:

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