Megalodon found in Santa Cruz

Fun Fact About Santa Cruz


After doing some research on the city of Santa Cruz, I came across information on the largest shark to ever live, the Megalodon. A tooth from this enormous prehistoric shark was said to be found in the Santa Cruz Mountains. According to the city's beautiful mountains were underwater around ten million years ago. If your interested in seeing the tooth, check out the Santa Cruz Natural History Museum.

More about Megalodon

facts about its size:

  1. one tooth is the size of a human hand
  2. larger in length and width of a school bus
  3. would need about three great white sharks to compare in length
  4. would need about 10 humans(about 6 feat tall) to compare in height

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