Giant teenage shark from the Dinosaur-era

April 24, 2020 - General

In 1996, palaeontologists found skeletal remains of a giant shark at the northern coast of Spain, near the city Santander. Here, the coast comprises meter high limestone walls that were deposited during the Cretaceous period, around 85 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the world. 
Hypothetical outlines of †Ptychodus showing the minimum and maximum size estimations
for the sub-adult specimen from Spain [Credit: ©…

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