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megalodon

(ˈmɛɡələʊˌdɒn)
n
(Palaeontology) an extinct giant shark of the Cenozoic era
[C19: megalo- + -odont]
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Profiles detailing the behavior and habitats of such vicious sea creatures as the giant megalodon (the biggest flesh-eating shark ever) and the megalograptus (a sea scorpion) paint prehistoric ocean-dwellers as some of the most hostile creatures ever.
The megalodon may have become extinct over 2 million years ago, but the prehistoric shark remains a hot topic today.
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The study deviates from the white shark's original classification as a relative of megatooth sharks such as the extinct Carcharocles megalodon, the largest carnivorous shark that ever lived.
5FAR more terrifying than the Great White was its prehistoric ancestor, the Megalodon. The monster, extinct for 1.6million years, grew to 90ft long.
The fiberglass reconstruction houses the teeth of the 40-foot prehistoric shark Carcharodon megalodon, which became extinct 4 million years ago.
With time running out, a visionary oceanographer recruits rescue diver Jonas Taylor to save the crew and the sea itself from an unimaginable threat - a 75ft-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon.