Shark Ancestors

Long before great white sharks appeared, much larger ancestors roamed the ocean. This giant ancient shark -- the Giant Megatooth (Carcharodon megalodon) -- was probably big enough to eat a whale.

Model of Giant Megatooth Shark suspended over visitors at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

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Submitted by johan (not verified) on

Megalodon is one of the coolest and biggest deadliest sharks that ever existed.

Submitted by domnic (not verified) on

it is known as megalodon which can grew up to 60-70 feet can easily eat a whale which is also believed as existing now a days also.....near east coast of us and south Africa ,,,

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

I know a lot about prehistoric things the megalodon was about 50 feet long and a dinosaur named carcharodontus had shark like teeth.