Is the megalodon extinct?

Answer Yes. The megalodon was a prehistoric shark that became extinct about 2 million years ago. Also known as "mega-tooth," it is the largest shark or meat-eating fish that has ever lived, growing to an ... Read More »

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What is megalodon?

Megalodon was the largest shark that ever lived. Megalodon was about 60 feet long and weighed about 77 tons, but wasn't big enough to avoid extinction. It died out no less than 2 million years ago.... Read More »

How big is a megalodon?

According to the Florida Museum of Natural History, megalodon--prehistoric mega-toothed sharks--commonly grew to 60 feet in length and weighed up to 77 tons. A megalodon’s diet consisted mostly o... Read More »

What did megalodon eat?

Megalodon, a species of giant shark that went extinct 2 million years ago, is believed to have weighed about 77 tons and needed to eat about 2,500 pounds worth of food each day . Scientists believe... Read More »

What is a megalodon?

The megalodon was an enormous, prehistoric shark that has since become extinct. It was one of the largest fish ever to have lived, easily surpassing in size today's largest fish, the whale shark.Si... Read More »