A Beginners Guide to hunting fossilized shark teeth around Florida!
Have you ever wondered how to find an Awesome Megalodon Shark tooth while visiting the Venice / Sarasota area? Well friends, look no further. I am compiling a guide that will be organized in several parts to help you accomplish this very thing. In the coming guides I will try to organize all the vital information to help you get to the right spot, with the right equipment, and the best possible plan. This shark tooth hunting guide is primarily intended for certified scuba divers, but snorkelers and beach walkers can definitely benefit from this information as well.
This can be you!
Just imagine the Thrill of Finding your First Megaolodon Tooth from the beaches of Venice
What a Thrill!
Just Imagine pulling one of these Giant Shark Teeth while on vacation in the Sarasota / Venice / Bradenton area.
First thing first- what is a megalodon?
My personal definition -- A really freaking big, really old shark that probably swam around and ate everything in the ocean. Just think of a Great White Shark the size of a Whale! With teeth the size of a diner plate….crazy!
If you would like a ton of scientific and detailed information, here is the Wikipedia page
Are Megalodon Teeth Valuable?
Oh yea!, not only are they a really cool souvenir from your visit to Venice, they are highly collectible and the larger ones can be worth thousands of dollars. Not to mention the bragging rights! I don’t care how un- impressible your friends think they are, when you bring back a shark tooth the size of your hand and whip that bad boy out -- their mouths will drop to the ground!
Keep your eye out for part 2, I should post it in a few days.
- Darwin Day -- Sharks! (scienceblogs.com)
- Megalodon and other sharks at Darwin Day (scienceblogs.com)
- Stop Shark Finning Worldwide (socialactions.net)
- Dead But Not Forgotten: 12 Incredible Creatures That Went Extinct (weburbanist.com)
- Video: Anderson Cooper Swims With Great White Sharks (shoppingblog.com)