megalodon

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megalodon

(ˈmɛɡələʊˌdɒn)
n
(Palaeontology) an extinct giant shark of the Cenozoic era
[C19: megalo- + -odont]
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Another piece of "docufiction" followed in "Shark Week" in August 2013, a program titled "Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives," supposedly demonstrating the existence today of the extinct giant shark, Carcharodon megalodon.
New York, June 12 (ANI): Scientists claim that the prehistoric shark Carcharodon megalodon had the deadliest bite of all dinosaurs.
But even the great white seems small fry when compared with the carcharodon megalodon.
Gottfried MD, Compagno LJV and Bowman SC: Size and Skeletal Anatomy of the Giant "Megatooth" Shark Carcharodon megalodon.
Feeding on large marine dwellers, the megalodon, Carcharodon megalodon, reigns supreme.
An ancient relative, Carcharodon megalodon, is believed to have reached a length of 50 feet and weighed 20 tons.
The fiberglass reconstruction houses the teeth of the 40-foot prehistoric shark Carcharodon megalodon, which became extinct 4 million years ago.