History of Sharks: The Devonian Period

The history of sharks goes back a long time. But the term “a long time” doesn’t even begin to cover it. Let’s put it this way: dinosaurs lived during the Mesozoic Era, which began about 245 million years ago. Sharks, on the other hand, were living on the planet 200 million years before dinosaurs! Is it starting to sink in now? Sharks are without a doubt one of the oldest creatures this planet has ever known. Fossil Records In order for scientists to [...]

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