The History of the Megalodon - 3/3/15 | WYPR

The History of the Megalodon - 3/3/15

Mar 3, 2015

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  It makes sense that the public is fascinated by sharks. In storytelling, they are compelling characters, if not scientifically accurate all the time.  There’s one shark species that has gained attention in recent years—the prehistoric megalodon.

And the truth is, some of the characteristics of this species seem like fiction. So what are the facts behind the mega-shark, sometimes called "The Monster Shark"?