The discovery of a mysterious bite mark on a Great White Shark has sparked speculation about the return of Megalodon.


The discovery of a mysterious bite mark on a Great White Shark has sparked speculation that Megalodon may be making a comeback.

A MASSIVE bite mark on the back of a great white shark has sparked speculation about the prehistoric Megalodon.

While exploring the coastal waters of Mexico with his friends in 2019, Jalil Najafov, a photographer, filmmaker, and shark conservationist, spotted the shark swimming near his boat.

They were stunned to see the massive bite mark when they got a closer look.

“I was really surprised because I never saw anything like this in my life,” Mr Najafov told CNN travel.

The filmmaker used his GoPro7 waterproof camera to dive into the ocean below and capture a clear shot of the great white shark with the bite.

Mr Najafov has since misplaced the memory card that contained the shark images, which is why he has only been able to share them nearly two years later.

“I have been working with sharks and shark content for many years – I have a lot of experience in this niche,” the conservationist said.

“I always know when I see something unusual, and I’ve never seen such a massive shark scar.”

Many commenters speculated that the mysterious bite came from a Megalodon, an ancient, enormous shark species that lived millions of years ago, after seeing the photo on Instagram.

The Megalodon is thought to have been one of the world’s largest and most powerful predators, and some scientists believe it would have resembled a great white shark.

The teeth of the prehistoric creature are the most common fossils discovered by archaeologists, and they are larger than any shark’s teeth they have ever seen.

This means the Megalodon was far larger than any shark alive today.

Mr. Najafov sought the advice of Dr. Tristan Guttridge in order to figure out what caused the bite.

“I’d rule out mating probably due to position as the wound looks like it’s healed a fair bit and, although mating scars can be nasty, they are more superficial than that,” said Dr. Guttridge, who heads the marine nonprofit Saving the Blue.

“The shape to me indicates a bite from another shark – seems a bit extreme for defense, but it’s a large shark, so predation from another shark”


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