Where to Find Shark’s Teeth in Florida

My kids used to have some shark’s teeth but I think they were given to them by someone.  I don’t remember ever finding a shark’s tooth at the beach myself.  If I had lived closer to the Florida Gulf Coast beaches, that would have been a different story.

The tooth of a Megalodon (Carcharodon megalodo...
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The town of Venice is known as the Sharks Tooth Capital.  Venice Beach is located about half way down the left side (Gulf side) of the state’s peninsula and it has a coral reef just offshore.  Finding pre-historic shark’s teeth seems to be easy to do along this beach according to the Shark Tooth page at the Venice website.

Divers, snorkelers and beachcombers are all able to find various types of teeth that have been washed up from the graves of dead sharks decaying in the gulf waters. Continue reading “Where to Find Shark’s Teeth in Florida”

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