Facts about Megalodon, an extinct prehistoric animal

Dinosaur Jungle



Dinosaur Books



Dinosaur Clothing



Dinosaur Crosswords


Dinosaur Facts
   Amazing Dinosaurs
   Classification
      Ornithischia
         Ankylosaurs
         Ceratopsians
         Marginocephalia
         Ornithopods
         Pachycephalosaurs
         Stegosaurs
      Saurischia
         Prosauropods
         Sauropods
         Theropods
   Definition
   Diet
   Eggs
   Extinction
   Family Tree
   Fossils
         Footprints
   Life Span
   Living Dinosaurs?
   Myths
   Timeline
      Triassic Period
      Jurassic Period
      Cretaceous Period
   World
      African Dinosaurs
      Antarctic Dinosaurs
      Asian Dinosaurs
      Australian Dinosaurs
      European Dinosaurs
      Indian Dinosaurs
      N. American Dinosaurs
      S. American Dinosaurs


Dinosaur Fun



Dinosaur Games



Dinosaur Jokes



Dinosaur Museums
   Australia Dinosaur Museums
   Canada Dinosaur Museums
   UK Dinosaur Museums
   USA Dinosaur Museums



Dinosaur Names



Dinosaur Pictures



Dinosaur Scientists
   Charles Darwin
   Mary Anning
   Sir Richard Owen
   More Dinosaur Scientists



Dinosaur Software



Dinosaur Types
   Allosaurus
   Ankylosaurus
   Apatosaurus
   Baryonyx
   Brachiosaurus
   Centrosaurus
   Ceratosaurus
   Coelophysis
   Deinonychus
   Dilophosaurus
   Diplodocus
   Euoplocephalus
   Iguanodon
   Kentrosaurus
   Lambeosaurus
   Maiasaura
   Megalosaurus
   Microraptor
   Monoclonius
   Pachycephalosaurus
   Parasaurolophus
   Pentaceratops
   Protoceratops
   Saltopus
   Saurolophus
   Seismosaurus
   Spinosaurus
   Stegosaurus
   Styracosaurus
   Supersaurus
   Triceratops
   Tyrannosaurus Rex
   Velociraptor
   More Dinosaur Types


Dinosaur Toys



Dinosaur Video Games



Dinosaur Videos



Dinosaur Word Search



Other Prehistoric Animals
   Aetosaurs
   Ambulocetus
   Ammonites
   Andrewsarchus
   Archaeopteryx
   Basilosaurus
   Belemnites
   Brontotheres
   Chalicotheres
   Champsosaurs
   Coelacanth
   Cynodonts
   Dicynodonts
   Dimetrodon
   Gastornis
   Glyptodonts
   Gorgonopsians
   Hesperornis
   Hyracotherium
   Ichthyosaurs
   Mammal-like Reptiles
   Mammoths
   Mastodons
   Megaloceros
   Megalodon
   Meganeura Monyi
   Megatherium
   Mosasaurs
   Moschops
   Pakicetus
   Paraceratherium
   Phorusrhacids
   Placoderms
   Plesiosaurs
   Pliosaurs
   Pterosaurs
   Sea Scorpions
   Smilodon
   Spiny Sharks
   Tiktaalik
   Titanoboa
   Trilobites
   More Prehistoric Animals


Dinosaur Links
   Before the Dinosaurs
   Dinosaur Hangman
   Dinosaurs News
   Dinosaurs Parks
   Jurassic Dinosaurs
   Triassic Dinosaurs

Education - Math Downloads
   Fun With Figures
   Making Math More Fun
   Math Bingo
   Math Riddle Book
   Download Math eBooks

Education - Reading Downloads
   Child Learning Reading
   Dolch Sight Words
   Phonics Bingo
   Sight Word Bingo

Education - Science Downloads
   24 Hour Science Projects
   Super Science Fair Projects
   Download Science eBooks


 
   
Dinosaur Jungle   >   Other Prehistoric Animals   >   Megalodon

Megalodon



Scientific Classification
  Kingdom Animalia
  Phylum Chordata
  Class Chondrichthyes
  Subclass Elasmobranchii
  Order Lamniformes
  Family Lamnidae
  Genus Carcharodon
  Species Carcharodon megalodon
Megalodon (full name Carcharodon megalodon) was a gigantic prehistoric shark that lived from the Miocene epoch to the Pleistocene epoch, between about 18 million years ago, and 1.5 million years ago.

Megalodon is the largest carnivorous fish known. It could grow to nearly 50 feet (15 meters) in length, and is thought to have fed upon cetaceans (such as whales and dolphins), sirenians (sea cows), and pinnipeds (semi-aquatic mammals such as seals and sea lions).

A Megalodon tooth is today the State Fossil of US state of Georgia.

Megalodon Timeline:



Carcharodon megalodon was a giant shark that lived between 18 and 1.5 million years ago

Carcharodon megalodon was a giant shark that lived between 18 and 1.5 million years ago


Related Information & Resources


See Also

Megalodon Books


Here are some books from Amazon.com:

Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

Megalodon (Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals)
By Janet Riehecky

Capstone Press
Released: January 1st, 2006
Paperback (24 pages)

Megalodon (Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals)
Lowest New Price: $6.69*
In Stock.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Megalodon (Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals)
  • Manufacturer: Capstone Press
  • Brand: Capstone Press
  • ISBN: 0736869115
  • EAN: 9780736869119
  • PartNumber: illustrations
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 24
  • Author: Janet Riehecky
  • Publication Date: January 1st, 2006
  • Release Date: January 1st, 2006
Physical Description:
  • Size: 8.99999999082 Inches by 10.99999998878 Inches by 0.06299212592 Inches
  • Weight: 0.27 Pounds
Features:
  • Capstone Press
Click here for more information
Megalodon: The Biggest and Deadliest SHARK (Age 6 - 8) (Discovering The World Around Us)
By TJ Rob

TJ Rob
Released: December 13th, 2016
Paperback (38 pages)

Megalodon: The Biggest and Deadliest SHARK (Age 6 - 8) (Discovering The World Around Us)
Lowest New Price: $9.99*
Available to ship in 1-2 days.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Megalodon: The Biggest and Deadliest SHARK (Age 6 - 8) (Discovering The World Around Us)
  • Manufacturer: TJ Rob
  • Brand: TJ Rob
  • ISBN: 1988695090
  • EAN: 9781988695099
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 38
  • Author: TJ Rob
  • Publication Date: December 13th, 2016
  • Release Date: December 13th, 2016
Physical Description:
  • Size: 11.0 Inches by 8.5 Inches by 0.09 Inches
  • Weight: 0.330693393 Pounds
Click here for more information
Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters
By Robert Sabuda

Candlewick Press (MA)
Released: April 11th, 2006
Hardcover

Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters
List Price: $42.99*
Lowest New Price: $40.41*
In Stock.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters
  • Manufacturer: Candlewick
  • Brand: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • ISBN: 076362229X
  • EAN: 9780763622299
  • PartNumber: 9780763622299
Details:
  • Hardcover
  • Formats: Illustrated, Pop up
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Authors: Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart
  • Publication Date: April 11th, 2006
  • Release Date: April 11th, 2006
Physical Description:
  • Size: 10.0 Inches by 7.69 Inches by 2.4 Inches
  • Weight: 1.53 Pounds
Features:
  • Candlewick Press MA
Click here for more information
Megalodon: Hunting the Hunter
By Mark Renz

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Released: June 19th, 2018
Paperback (176 pages)

Megalodon: Hunting the Hunter
Lowest New Price: $29.95*
Available to ship in 1-2 days.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Megalodon: Hunting the Hunter
  • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 1717536999
  • EAN: 9781717536990
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Edition: Fourth Edition
  • Number of Pages: 176
  • Author: Mark Renz
  • Publication Date: June 19th, 2018
  • Release Date: June 19th, 2018
Physical Description:
  • Size: 11.0 Inches by 8.5 Inches by 0.4 Inches
  • Weight: 0.94 Pounds
Click here for more information
Monster Sharks: Megalodon and Other Giant Prehistoric Predators of the Deep
By Brenda Gurr

becker&mayer! kids
Released: September 11th, 2018
Hardcover (48 pages)

Monster Sharks: Megalodon and Other Giant Prehistoric Predators of the Deep
Lowest New Price: $25.94*
In Stock.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Monster Sharks: Megalodon and Other Giant Prehistoric Predators of the Deep
  • Manufacturer: becker&mayer! kids
  • Brand: becker&mayer! kids
  • ISBN: 0760362955
  • EAN: 9780760362952
  • PartNumber: 9780760362952
Details:
  • Hardcover
  • Number of Pages: 48
  • Author: Brenda Gurr
  • Publication Date: September 11th, 2018
  • Release Date: September 11th, 2018
Physical Description:
  • Size: 13.375 Inches by 9.375 Inches by 1.625 Inches
  • Weight: 2.33 Pounds
Click here for more information
Prehistoric Sea Beasts (If Extinct Beasts Came to Life)
By Matthew Rake

Hungry Tomato
Released: January 1st, 2017
Paperback (32 pages)

Prehistoric Sea Beasts (If Extinct Beasts Came to Life)
Lowest New Price: $7.99*
In Stock.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Prehistoric Sea Beasts (If Extinct Beasts Came to Life)
  • Manufacturer: Hungry Tomato ®
  • Brand: Hungry Tomato
  • ISBN: 1512411582
  • EAN: 9781512411584
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Author: Matthew Rake
  • Publication Date: January 1st, 2017
  • Release Date: January 1st, 2017
Physical Description:
  • Size: 8.7 Inches by 6.6 Inches by 0.1 Inches
  • Weight: 0.2 Pounds
Click here for more information
Megalodon VS Colossal Snake
By Michael Cole

Severed Press
Kindle Edition (233 pages)

Megalodon VS Colossal Snake
Lowest New Price: $3.99*
Available for download now.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Megalodon VS Colossal Snake
  • Manufacturer: Severed Press
Details:
  • Kindle Edition
  • Format: Kindle eBook
  • Number of Pages: 233
  • Author: Michael Cole
Click here for more information
Megalodon: Feeding Frenzy
By JE Gurley

Severed Press
Kindle Edition (217 pages)

Megalodon: Feeding Frenzy
Lowest New Price: $3.99*
Available for download now.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Megalodon: Feeding Frenzy
  • Manufacturer: Severed Press
Details:
  • Kindle Edition
  • Format: Kindle eBook
  • Number of Pages: 217
  • Author: JE Gurley
Click here for more information
Megalodon: Apex Predator
By S.J. Larsson

Severed Press
Kindle Edition (137 pages)

Megalodon: Apex Predator
Lowest New Price: $3.99*
Available for download now.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Megalodon: Apex Predator
  • Manufacturer: Severed Press
Details:
  • Kindle Edition
  • Format: Kindle eBook
  • Number of Pages: 137
  • Author: S.J. Larsson
Click here for more information
Code: Deep Blue
By Robert J. Stava

Severed Press
Kindle Edition (75 pages)

Code: Deep Blue
Lowest New Price: $2.99*
Available for download now.*
*(As of 16:33 Pacific 29 Sep 2020 More Info)


Click Here
Description:
Code: Deep Blue
  • Manufacturer: Severed Press
Details:
  • Kindle Edition
  • Format: Kindle eBook
  • Number of Pages: 75
  • Author: Robert J. Stava
Click here for more information


Discuss This Page


Please feel free to post your comments:



Linking to This Page


We do hope that you find this site useful. We welcome people linking to this website or citing us.

The URL of this web page, is:


If you want to link to this web page from your own web site, you can use the following HTML code:


You are also very welcome to tell your friends about us on Facebook:


 
 










































     
 
DinosaurJungle.com is
Copyright © 2006-2020, Answers 2000 Limited

CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.


In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.



Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Contact Us   Privacy   Terms Of Use   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures