• Megalodon babies ate their shark siblings in the womb, leading them to be the size of adult humans at birth

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    A prehistoric megalodon alongside a great white shark.
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    Megalodons were more than 6.5 feet long at birth. As adults, the huge, prehistoric sharks reached lengths of 50 feet and had heads the size of cars .
    That's far bigger than any other meat-eating shark, living or extinct.
    A new study suggests the sharks grew to such large sizes because megalodon babies ate each other in the womb.
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