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Gilbertese Shark Tooth Weapon

Caption: This image shows an example of a Gilbertese shark tooth weapon (FMNH 99071).

Credit: Drew J, Philipp C, Westneat MW (2013) Shark Tooth Weapons from the 19th Century Reflect Shifting Baselines in Central Pacific Predator Assemblies. PLOS ONE 8(4): e59855. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059855.

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