10 Amazing facts about the Megalodon Shark, the largest predator on the planet
If you thought the Great white shark was a monster, you have never met the Megalodon. Well you never even will because these gigantic monster sharks existed in prehistoric times during the Pliocene period. Known as the mega tooth, Megalodon sharks became extinct centuries ago but till date they fascinate scientists owing to the sheer weight of their size and weight. Here are 10 facts about the amazing Megaldodon sharks.
1 The world’s most powerful predator in prehistoric history
The Megalodon was a strategic hunter who displayed higher intelligience than the present day great white shark. Its favorite prey were the 30 feet Baleen whales and they crushed the bones and attacked the vital organs rendering the whales helpless. Research also showed how they attacked the flippers, first immobilizing the whales.