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Enter the world of megalodon, the gigantic prehistoric shark that once commanded the world’s oceans! Be consumed with awe walking through a full-scale sculptural replica of the 60-foot-long apex predator, and explore the life of this fantastic ancient creature.

Learn about megalodon and how new scientific discoveries continue to reveal its remarkable story, including its enormous size, diet, relatives, evolution and ultimate extinction. The object-rich exhibit features real fossil specimens, full-scale models of ancient and modern sharks and tooth-shaped display units with actual megalodon fossils.

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Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for Florida residents and $5.50 for ages 3-17. Museum members and UF students with a valid Gator 1 card receive free admission.

Exhibit On Display: Sept. 19, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021

Megalodon was produced by the Florida Museum of Natural History with support from the National Science Foundation and sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville/Alachua County, University of Florida Student Government and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

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Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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