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
Scientific name: Livyatan