foto credits: Mary Parrish, Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Giant shark, possibly a megalodon, feasted on this whale 15 million years ago

A ravenous shark — possibly a megalodon (Otodus megalodon), the largest shark that ever lived — sunk its teeth into a baleen whale up to 15 million years ago in what is now Maryland, according to a new study of the whale’s flipper bone.

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