|The great white shark looks dwarf compared to it’s prehistoric ancestor|
Humans have only discovered 5 percent of the Earth's ocean . If a giant squid or a great white shark has been already discovered by human within that 5 percent part of the ocean, there is a very huge possibility that there's more bizarre creatures living out there.
Megalodon is arguably the most insane thing that has ever lived – it had all the underpants staining features of the normal great white shark, except that it made the later look like a Nemo plush toy in comparison. With over 20 meters (60 ft) in length, Megalodon wasn’t just 4 times the size of a great white – it was also the largest predator to ever swim the open seas,
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This mega shark was the absolute apex predator during the Miocene and Pliocene epoch – as it ruled the seas for more then 16 million years. It was the perfect killing machine: built for speed, stealth and armed with teeth the size of a hubcap. In short, this magnificent bastard was basically what the other prehistoric nightmare creatures had nightmares about.
|Measuring 11 feet wide and 9 feet tall, this is the largest Megalodon jaw ever assembled.|
|Discovered Megalodon tooth|
In 1918, Australian marine biologist David Stead recorded events when local fisherman refused to go back out to sea after witnessing an incredibly large creature. These were experienced sailors, well familiar with whales and large sharks, but whatever they witnessed, frightened them so much that they refused to work any longer. Stead said:
" The fishermen described it as between 35 and 90 meters long and pure white in color. "
That seems unbelievable though, even for a Megalodon. Could a shark really grow to that size? Were these men exaggerating, or were they just confused? If it wasn’t a Megalodon that frightened them so much, then what else could it have been?
This believe is fueled by the fact that the ocean is quite a good place to hide in when you consider that 95% of it still remains unexplored. New creatures are being discovered all the time – including some that were believed to have gone extinct millions of years ago. These aren’t small creatures that are easily overlooked either. In many cases we are talking about true-to-life giant sea monsters, which, for a long time, were believed to be myths as well.
|What could have done this ?|
Take a look at this documentary on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7ss0QlEkLo