megalodon

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megalodon

(ˈmɛɡələʊˌdɒn)
n
(Palaeontology) an extinct giant shark of the Cenozoic era
[C19: megalo- + -odont]
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A research crew is trapped at the bottom of the Pacific when their deep-sea submarine is attacked by a megalodon shark, a 75ft long prehistoric creature previously thought to be extinct.
The megalodon shark used to tear into its prey with its huge, sharp, serrated teeth, but it didn't get these instant-killing weapons until millions of years after the shark first appeared in the oceans.
During a dive in the Mariana Trench, a submersible piloted by Lori (Jessica McNamee), Toshi (Masi Oka) and Wall (Olafur Darri Olafsson) is attacked by a 75ft long megalodon shark. Dr Zhang tries to persuade rescue expert Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham, pictured with Bingbing) to help the stricken crew, baiting the hook for outlandish scenes of carnage.
During a dive in the Mariana Trench, a submersible piloted by Lori (Jessica McNamee), Toshi (Masi Oka) and Wall (Olafur Darri Olafsson) is attacked by a 75ft long megalodon shark. Dr Zhang and Mana One's station chief Mac (Cliff Curtis) try to persuade underwater rescue expert Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) to help the stricken crew.
THE MEG 12 JASON Statham plays his usual hardman role but this time it's against a 75ft-long megalodon shark. This supersized horror thriller swims in frequently charted waters like Sharknado but still has bite.
During a dive in the Mariana Trench, a submersible piloted by Lori (Jessica McNamee), Toshi (Masi Oka) and Wall (Olafur Darri Olafsson) is attacked by a 75ft-long megalodon shark. Dr Zhang and Mana One's station chief Mac (Cliff Curtis) try to persuade underwater rescue expert Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) to help the stricken crew.
Based on Steve Alten's bestselling novel, The Meg imagines the carnage wrought by a 75ft long megalodon shark on an underwater research complex, which has been constructed in delicious proximity to one of China's most popular tourist beaches.
IBased on Steve Alten's best-selling novel, The Meg imagines the carnage wrought by a 75ft long megalodon shark on an underwater research complex, which has been constructed in delicious proximity to one of China's most popular tourist beaches.
Based on Steve Alten's best-selling novel, The Meg imagines the carnage wrought by a 75-foot long megalodon shark on an underwater research complex, which has been constructed in delicious proximity to one of China's most popular tourist beaches.
One student has been researching the ancient Megalodon shark, an animal from approximately 2 million years ago that grew to be nearly 60 feet long and fed on whales with its foot-long teeth.
Activities include a shark trail, badge-making and displays, including a model of the jaws of one the greatest predators of the prehistoric world - the 60-ton megalodon shark. Family tickets cost PS37.
Highlights include life-size models of an Albedosaurus, a Lambeosaurus, and a sea cow, fleshed out on one side and skeletonized on the other; a Megalodon shark (the most accurate depiction ever created of this creature, which is the world's largest known predator); an Ankylosaur, based on fossil evidence discovered in the region (the most complete dinosaur fossil ever found in California); an arliculated walrus in one of the biggest free-standing cases known to be in any museum; a giant sloth; a swooping Pterodactyl with a 23-foot wingspan; and a floor-to-ceiling "fossil aquarium" with a huge mural--by world-famous paleoartist William Stout--sewing as a backdrop, depicting all of the animals that lived in the ocean during the Pliocene Age.