Giant prehistoric teeth from an extinct species of shark known as Megalodon recently washed up on a beach in North Carolina. Since little is known about this ancient species, the newly discovered teeth may help researchers unlock more clues.
The population of giant Pacific octopus in the Puget Sound has long been ill-studied by scientists, so the Seattle Aquarium decided to conduct a unique octopus census to better assess the health of these ocean giants.
Marine species such as whales, sharks and squid are known as ocean giants, but how big are they really? New research for the first time reveals certain inaccuracies in measuring their colossal size, showing that we may have literally been building them up in our minds all along.