Shark Teeth Discovered In South Dakota On Display At Smithsonian

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KELO Shark Teeth

Shark Week includes a South Dakota connection.  

The Smithsonian tweeted out a photo of shark teeth discovered in South Dakota on Friday. 

The tooth plate was a Ptychodus Whipplei, a cretaceous period (65.5 million years ago) shark. The shark swam in a shallow sea that stretched from Canada through the Dakotas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. 

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