Pile of shark teeth

Visit This Florida Beach And Discover Prehistoric Shark Teeth

By Mina Elwell


Caspersen Beach in Venice, Florida, is a gorgeous place to lie on the sand, but what sets it apart from other beaches is the staggering number of shark tooth fossils it contains.
These fossils date back to when the beach was nothing but sea. The teeth of the sharks that lived there during that time often wash up on the shore.
Because there are so many shark tooth fossils in Florida, they don't all need to be preserved and studied, so you're free to keep any that you find on public property.
While you can't go into Florida state parks and start tearing up the grass, combing through the sand on Caspersen Beach is allowed, so feel free to find and take some home.