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Giant Megalodon sharks used to live in seas and analysts were unsure whether these 60-foot-long monsters still wait in water, however now a study enlightened significantly additionally concerning these animals.
As per the late research, dissection of various Megalodon fossils demonstrated that these monster antiquated sharks vanished around 2.6 million years back.
This date lies in the middle of Pliocene and Pleistocene Epochs when baleen whales developed into their colossal sizes. The scientists asserted that this boded well as Megalodons used to feast upon dolphins and whales and their elimination permitted the monster whales to develop.
The fossil record is fragmented so the researchers couldn’t tell the precise date. Scientists had given this date in the wake of examining the latest fossils they could get.
Ideal Linear Estimation (OLE) strategy was the system utilized as a part of the study to gauge the time of Megalodon eradication.
“In view of the appropriation of those crevices and how those holes transform, it will then construe the point in time where that species can be thought to be wiped out,” said Chris Clements, an exploration colleague at the University of Zurich.
As indicated by Clements, the method has not given the definite date yet gave dates through which it was accepted that they went wiped out by then.
“We get 10,000 assessments for the time the species has become terminated by, and afterward we take a gander at the conveyance of those evaluations through time,” Clements said.
The results demonstrated keeps going of the Megalodon sharks passed on 2.6 million years prior.
Gossipy tidbits say that this shark species is still alive in the profound woods yet the specialists of this study dismiss the case of the advanced survival of Megalodon.