The couple found the tooth (not shown) while they are taking a walk on the beach.
A North Carolina couple taking a stroll on Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina came to a rare prehistoric find, Tuesday: a megalodon tooth.
“And he fell on his knees and was just kind of ‘Ah!'” Sydney Williams told NBC12 of her boyfriend Brian Piccirilli, who first spotted on the tooth.
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The couple later shared a rare find, with their friend, Audrey, Longtin, who makes jewelry from shark teeth finds them while diving from the beach and the sea.
The mother or all the beach! 🦈 @whatsydneysees found this 4″ megladon tooth on her beach walk this morning in Wrightsville Beach! . . . #whatsupwilmington #wrightsvillebeach #beachwalks #wilmington #wilmingtonnc #travelguide #beachwalk #northcarolina #megladon
Longtin noted that finding a megalodon tooth of that size without venturing offshore is “really, really lucky.”
The megalodon, which went extinct millions of years ago, was the biggest shark ever documented.
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The pair find comes after an Australian man found a set of fossilized teeth belong to a prehistoric large serrated narrow toothed shark, which is formally known as Carcharocles angustidens.
Fox News’ Chris Ciaccia, contributed to this report.
Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.