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Megalodon Shark Nursery Found

A 10-million-year-old nursery for the extinct megalodon shark has just been found in Panama, according to University of Florida researchers who report their findings in the latest issue of the journal PLoS ONE. Megalodon, aka "Big Tooth," is thought to have been the world's largest fish and shark. It grew to around 67 feet in [...]

Published On 05/10/2010
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(The lateral cuspids shown in this close-up of a juvenile megalodon shark tooth from the Gatun Formation, Panama, are characteristic of older adult Carcharocles species, but are only found occasionally in juveniles.)