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HISTORY

It is estimate that Megalodon lived millions of years
ago. It went back further than 25 million years. It
is supposidly extinct now, but the exact time of its
extinction is still under much debate. There are some
scientists and people, such as myself, who believe it
may have survived up to modern times. Teeth found out
in oceans and other areas of the planet show that the
Megalodon may have perished not long ago or may still
be alive today. Back in its time and even today it is
considered to be the biggest predator to ever roam on
the planet. No other creature existed that could have
or could match the Carcharocles Megalodon. This shark
was the what we could call the king of the sea. Then
and now. Due to lack of evidence concerning this shark,
scientists have been unable to successfully and fully
study this animal. The only evidence that helps us to
understand it is from fossilized remains of its prey
and from its gruesome teeth left buried and waiting
all these years. Many scientists are left compelled
and fascinated by this enormous shark. I myself find
this creature remarkable. Remarkable in the idea that
it may have survived all these years in isolation. I
guess we can all call it a creature of eternity. A
creature of immortality, which all of us scientists and
researchers HOPE it is. After all, people do say that
history has a habit of repeating itself. The first
evidence of the Carcharocles Megalodon was hauled up
out of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench in
1878 on the anchor of the Challenger II exploration
ship. The Challenger II was the first ship sent out
specifically for oceanic exploration. Ever since then,
people have been bringing up the teeth of this shark
in all parts of the world. Here in the U.S. Megalodon
teeth can be found mostly in the Cooper River of South
Carolina near Charleston at the mouth and also in the
Saint John's river in Florida. Let the search begin.