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Leviathan Whale Bone

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Leviathan Whale bone from the Hawthorn Formation, South Carolina

Age: Miocene (2.6-15 MYO)

Receive ONE hand selected piece of  whale bone measuring anywhere from 3"-5.75"

Leviathan was the biggest prehistoric whale that ever lived, and a pound-for-pound match for the giant shark Megalodon.

Livyatan is an extinct genus of sperm whale containing one species: L. melvillei. The genus name was inspired by the biblical sea monster Leviathan, and the species name by Herman Melville, the author of the famous book Moby-Dick about a white bull sperm whale. Wikipedia
Higher classification: Physeteroidea
Scientific name: Livyatan
Phylum: Chordata
Rank: Genus
Family: incertae sedis