Prehistoric Shark

Prehistoric shark caught in Portugese waters, scientists call it a 'living fossil'

Prehistoric shark caught in Portugese waters, scientists call it a 'living fossil'

The species caught was a male measuring 1.5 metres (5ft) in length and was caught at a depth of 700 metres (2,300 ft) in waters off the resort of Portimao.

Nov 13, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Two-inch long fossilized teeth expose new species of prehistoric shark

Two-inch long fossilized teeth expose new species of prehistoric shark

The findings suggests that the new extinct shark, dubbed as Megalolamna paradoxodon, was about 13-feet long and lived in shallow-water, shelf-type, coastal environments.

Oct 03, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

`Humans evolved from a prehistoric shark`

In a significant development in evolutionary studies, scientists have found that human beings evolved from a prehistoric shark which existed more than 300 million years ago.

Jun 14, 2012, 18:48 PM IST