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True size of prehistoric Megalodon finally revealed (open access paper)


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True size of prehistoric mega-shark finally revealed

University of Bristol, September 3, 2020


A new study has revealed the size of the legendary 

giant shark Megalodon, including fins that are as large 

as an adult human.


The open access paper is:


Jack A. Cooper, Catalina Pimiento, Humberto G. Ferrón, 

Michael J. Benton. Body dimensions of the extinct giant 

shark Otodus megalodon: a 2D reconstruction. 

Scientific Reports, 2020; 10 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-71387-y




Paul H.

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