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A Beachgoer In North Carolina Discovered A Giant Prehistoric Megalodon Tooth

Written by Kevin Revie

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We live alongside numerous intimidating predators, however, remnants of past creatures prove that the planet used to be a much scarier place. One man made quite the discovery while at a North Carolina beach that will give you a whole new reason to fear sharks.

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Danny Bland was at the North Topsail Beach when he came across a tooth of gigantic proportions. According to the director of the Aurora Fossil Museum in North Carolina, Cynthia Crane, the discovered tooth belonged to a Megalodon.

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‘Megalodon was this large, humongous shark that roamed the ancient seaways during the Miocene-Pliocene time — mainly mid Miocene to Pliocene — which was about 15 million to 5 million years ago,’ Crane explained to WITN.

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Bland was ecstatic with his findings, telling the local news team, ‘Oh my god, like I said, I felt like I was a lottery winner or something … I’m the first one to touch that since it fell out of his mouth back in the day.’

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‘Megalodon was this large, humongous shark that roamed the ancient seaways during the Miocene-Pliocene time — mainly mid Miocene to Pliocene — which was about 15 million to 5 million years ago,’ Crane explained to WITN.

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Bland was ecstatic with his findings, telling the local news team, ‘Oh my god, like I said, I felt like I was a lottery winner or something … I’m the first one to touch that since it fell out of his mouth back in the day.’

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