The science behind measuring the biggest shark to ever exist


The prehistoric giant Carcharocles megalodon (or Otodus megalodon for some researchers) was the largest predatory shark to swim in Earth’s seas. Scientific evidence indicates that the megalodon lived between 16 million and 2.6 million years ago, becoming extinct at the end of the Pliocene era, when the world’s oceans were much colder than today. hui.