Visited a place on Sanibel Island that had so many amazing fossils! Including several different sizes of Megalodon teeth!

Visited a place on Sanibel Island that had so many amazing fossils! Including several different sizes of Megalodon teeth!

A 10-million-year-old nursery for the extinct megalodon shark has just been found in Panama, according to University of Florida researchers who report their findings in the latest issue of the journal PLoS ONE. Megalodon, aka "Big Tooth," is thought to have been the world's largest fish and shark. It grew to around 67 feet in [...]

A 10-million-year-old nursery for the extinct megalodon shark has just been found in Panama, according to University of Florida researchers who report their findings in the latest issue of the journal PLoS ONE. Megalodon, aka "Big Tooth," is thought to have been the world's largest fish and shark. It grew to around 67 feet in [...]

Megalodon went extinct 2.6 million years ago, but our fascination with the largest shark that ever lived is timeless. Meet the largest predator in vertebrate history.

Megalodon went extinct 2.6 million years ago, but our fascination with the largest shark that ever lived is timeless. Meet the largest predator in vertebrate history.

Despite the popular idea that Megalodon coexisted with dinosaurs, they lived from 25 to 1.5 million years ago, meaning that at best they missed the last dinosaur by 40 million years. On the other hand, this meant they might have still been around for the first humans. Eek.

Despite the popular idea that Megalodon coexisted with dinosaurs, they lived from 25 to 1.5 million years ago, meaning that at best they missed the last dinosaur by 40 million years. On the other hand, this meant they might have still been around for the first humans. Eek.

Click through... so many cute mini-comics! Liz Climo on Tumblr...this really cheered me up

Click through... so many cute mini-comics! Liz Climo on Tumblr...this really cheered me up

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