Finding prehistoric mega-shark fossils on Victoria’s coast

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Finding prehistoric mega-shark fossils on Victoria's coast


  Last updated August 13, 2018 at 1:54 pm


Forget The Meg– on a visit to the beach, school teacher and amateur fossil hunter Philip Mullaly stumbled across a real Australian mega shark.

He discovered a treasure trove of fossilised shark teeth from a 25 million year old mega shark, as well as teeth from smaller Sixgill Sharks from the same time.

Redefining Australia’s shark history, the find has been donated to Museums Victoria and will go on display at Melbourne Museum until 7 October in the Mega Shark Fossil Find exhibition.

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