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On Tue, 3 Feb 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I was going through the mailing list archives and I came across a letter
> that said something about Carcharodon megalodon being mythical. Is this
> true? If not, does anyone know the size?
Gee whiz, does this mean that I should just throw away my seven inch
Well, the species definition is based on teeth, and there are plenty of
them, so I would say that there is no myth (or mythter) involved with C.
megalodon. It was a great white shark relative and grew (by some
estimattes) to be 30 feet or more in length - capable of swallowing an
old VW Beetle. Don't know about the other critter.
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