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Megalodon

Megalodon was the largest predatory shark that ever lived. Scientists have tried repeatedly to determine its size, but with no success. Scientists first reconstructed the jaw of the megalodon in 1909, estimating its body length to be 30 meters.

Megalodon, an ancient species of shark that went extinct 2.6 million years ago, is known primarily through its fossilized teeth and vertebrae. Fossil evidence indicates that the very large animals that once roamed our oceans died out about 2.6 million years ago. Although some believe that the species Carcharocles megalodon still exists, scientists are sure it is extinct.

Fossils

The discovery of Megalodon fossils demonstrates the predator's global range. Transitional fossils have been discovered that demonstrate megalodon is the last chronoid of the Paleocene line of huge sharks that originated in the genus Otodus. Megalodon had a worldwide reach, and shark fossils have been discovered in various locations throughout the world, including all of the Neogene waters.

When it comes to Megalodon, their teeth are irreplaceable as precious specimens for collectors. Shark teeth are highly preserved since they fall out on a regular basis. Megalodon is now widely investigated, and there is no end to the discoveries. 

 

You are lucky if you have a Megalodon fossil in your possession.  This kind of fossil is very rare, and if you do come across one, you should take good care of it.

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