The Meg: Real Megalodon shark would eat Jason Statham for breakfast

The megalodon, which went extinct millions of years ago, was the largest shark ever documented and one of the largest fish on record. The scientific name, Carcharocles megalodon, means "giant tooth." And for good reason: Its massive teeth give scientists major clues about what the creature was like and when it died off.

What ‘The Meg’ gets wrong — and right — about megalodon sharks

A paleobiologist helps Science News separate shark fact from fiction in the new Jason Statham film The Meg.

Fri 10 Aug 18 from ScienceNews

The Meg: the myth, the legend (the science)

What to we really know about the giant prehistoric shark reincarnated by Hollywood?

Fri 10 Aug 18 from BBC News

Facts about Megalodon: The long-gone shark

The megalodon, which went extinct millions of years ago, was the largest shark ever documented and one of the largest fish on record. The scientific name, Carcharocles megalodon, means "giant ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from FOXNews

Facts About Megalodon: The Long-Gone Shark, Thu 16 Aug 18 from Livescience

Science of 'The Meg': How scientists know the world's largest shark is gone forever

Picture a shark as long as a bowling lane, with teeth bigger than your hand and a bite as powerful as a T. rex's. This toothy predator is called Megalodon. It was the biggest shark that ever ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from FOXNews

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