What Is a Megalodon Shark?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 3:52:03 PM ET
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Megalodon is an extinct species of giant shark that lived from approximately 15 million years ago to 2 million years ago. It is believed to have resembled a stockier version of today's great white shark.

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