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Fossil Walrus Mandible - Odobenus rosmarus - 28 cm long

Lot reference 17945375

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Late Pleistocene (20,000 years old) - St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, USA

This beautiful fossil walrus mandible (lower jaw) comes from St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, just south of the Bering Strait.

Specimen is approximately 10,000 to 20,000 years old.

Teeth and bone in excellent condition - no restoration.

A unique addition to any vertebrate fossil collection.

Walruses (Odobenus) are the only surviving members of the Odobenidae family and one of the three Pinniped lines, which includes true seals (Phocidae) and eared seals (Otariidae). Walruses are believed to have separated from the otariids about 15-20 million years ago. Walruses are massive creatures; amazingly, present-day Pacific walrus males can reach 2000 kg in body weight!


Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Clade: Pinnipedia
Family: Odobenidae
Genus: Odobenus
Species: O. rosmarus

Weighs 5 lbs (2.3kg)
"Items over 20kg often require a custom crate to be built and require up to 1 week of handling time."

Measures 11'' x 9'' x 6'' (28 x 23 x 14 cm)

Shipped and fully insured with DHL Express Air from Toronto, Canada.

We have over 30 years of experience in commercial palaeontology and our fossils are selected based on a rigorous and scientifically informed process, as well as a deep understanding of market trends. We advocate the legal trade of fossils and comply with all national and international laws related to importing, exporting and collecting fossils. We are a proud member of AAPS, the Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences, which promotes "ethical collecting practices and cooperative liaisons with researchers, instructors, curators and exhibit managers in the paleontological academic and museum community."

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