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Megalodon Shark Quick Facts
HOW AND WHEN DID MEGALODON GO EXTINCT?
Megalodon (Otodus Megalodon), One of the largest sharks to have ever lived, Mysteriously vanished from the fossil record about 3.6 Million years ago. Now Scientists suspect that the massive predator may have been driven to extinction by a rival species the Great White shark.
HOW BIG DID MEGALODON GET?
A mature Megalodon was an average length of 10.2 meters (about 33.5 feet). While the largest Megalodon grew up to 60 feet long. In comparison, a very large great white today reaches a maximum of 21 feet.
A Megalodon’s size can be estimated by the size of its primary tooth. For every 1/8″ of the tooth, the length equals a foot in length of the shark
WHAT DID MEGALODON EAT?
Megalodon was a carnivore whose diet was meat from whales, dugongs, squids, sea turtles, dolphins fish, and other sea life.
HOW BIG WAS THE LARGEST MEGALODON TOOTH EVER FOUND?
The Largest Megalodon tooth ever found was found in Beaufort County SC at 7 3/16″
HOW MUCH IS A MEGALODON SHARK TOOTH WORTH?
Factors that affect a Megalodon tooth’s value are: Size, Condition, locality, color, and Pathologies
HOW ARE MEGALODON TEETH MEASURED?
Megalodon teeth are measured on the slant, From the longest root side to the tip.
HOW MANY TEETH DOES A MEGALODON SHARK LOSE IN ITS LIFETIME?
The average shark loses about 20,000 teeth in its lifetime. Some species lose up to 50,000 teeth. It takes approximately 7 to 10 days for a tooth to move up from the second-row position to the first-row.
WHERE ARE SHARK TEETH FOUND?
Sharks lose their teeth frequently and have been around for millions of years. Most fossil shark teeth are found in ancient seabeds across the world. We can find these teeth when excavating along rivers and in the ocean. Some of the species of shark teeth found here in the Southeast are Megalodon, Auriculatis, Angustiden, Otodus, Thresher, Giant thresher, Mako, Extinct Great white, Great white, Benedeni, oxyrhynchus, retroflex, hemipristis, bull, sand tiger, lemon, and cow shark.
WHY ARE SOME SHARKS TEETH DEFORMED? (PATHOLOGIC)
Pathologic shark teeth are developmental abnormalities that can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetic mutations, injuries, nutritional deficiencies, and disease. They are relatively common in the fossil record and can be found in sharks of all ages and species.
ARE MEGALODON SHARK JAWS REAL?
A shark jaw is made up of Cartilage which has very poor characteristics in fossilization. Most Megalodon jaws are sculpted from man-made materials such as resin, fiberglass, foam, etc. However, the shark teeth in the jaw can be Authentic fossil teeth.