Fossilized Shark Tooth (Carcharocles Megalodon)

Shark Tooth Fossil Rock Professor

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Miocene - 15 million years old Evidence
of its existence:
Fossilized teeth and some minor bones

This amazing fossilized shark tooth is the petrified remains of a species known as CHARCHAROCLES MEGALODON and was once believed to have been related to the great white shark. ThiS distant cousin of the mako shark is thought to have been the size of a railroad box car (approzimately 50 feet), to have weighed eight times more than a great white, and to have hunted whales when it cruised the oceans 15 million years ago.