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Massive Prehistoric Shark Teeth Are Washing Up On Shores

by : UNILAD on : 27 Oct 2015 15:21
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When you’re a kid you probably have a ton of fond memories by the beach, picking up a few shells here and there, but ultimately never finding anything truly exciting among the general crap that’s been washed up. 

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You’d never dream of finding anything remotely interesting, but kids in North Carolina are in for a treat this week. Recent heavy storms have brought up some incredible prehistoric relics which are up for grabs.

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Locals have been finding a record number of fossils and teeth along the coast, with the biggest dinosaur teeth measuring in at six inches long. These teeth belong to a 47ft Megalodon, which is roughly between three and 15 million-years-old.

Local diving companies have made some pretty decent moolah by finding the teeth, but because of the stormy weather, beach combers are having better luck than the divers.

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One of the finders, Denny Bland, told WITN: “Oh my God, like I said, I felt like I was a lottery winner or something.”

Well, not quite Denny, not quite.

Topics: News, Crazy

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