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The fossil shark teeth come from several different types of ancient sharks including tiger, mako, otodus, lamna, and the well-known carcharodon megalodon. If a shark loses a tooth while biting into something, another tooth from the second row would replace this missing tooth within four minutes. Thus, many teeth were lost over a lifetime of a shark.This Otodus obliquus teeth is between 35 to 50 million years old and is found near Khouribga, Morocco. Otodus is an extinct genus of mackerel shark which lived from the Paleocene to the Miocene epoch. The name Otodus comes from Greek ὠτ (oûs "ear") and ὀδούς, "odous (tooth)", or "ear-shaped tooth".