If you are a shark lover then you must know number of facts of Megalodon Shark. It is the biggest shark ever lived on the planet earth and also a marine predator. Megalodon size was much larger than white shark when compared with white shark. Here are some top three astonishing facts that you may or may not have known about Megalodon.
Fact#1: Megalodon’s favorite food was Giant Whales:
Giant body of megalodon demanded more food and to satisfy hunger this shark liked to feed on large whales that swam the earth’s oceans. Dolphins, squids, fish, and giant turtles were also part of Megalodon diet.
Fact#2: Powerful biting power of Megalodon Shark:
Megalodon Shark locks its jaws shut with about 10.8 and 18.2 tons of force per square inch. With this powerful bite, Megalodon can easily crush the skull of whales and sharks. This Megalodon’s biting power was calculated in 2008 under a joint research team from Australia and the U.S.
Fact#3: Number of teeth of Megalodon:
Megalodon teeth replaced with in 24-28 hours as they became damaged. Megalodon went through thousands of teeth during its lifetime. Megalodon had about 276 teech arranged in 5 rows. Megalodon teeth are so rare and expensive that 7” Megalodon teeth was sold for $50,000.