Vertebrate Paleontology

shark jaws display

Five Facts: Megalodon

Five facts about… Megalodon Carcharocles megalodon, often just called megalodon, was the largest shark to ever live in our oceans. But what do we know about megalodon? 1: Megalodon went extinct about 2.6 million years ago. Shark skeletons are mad...

Teachers receive fossils, create lesson plans at museum workshop

Florida Museum of Natural History researchers and amateur paleontologists teamed up to give K-12 teachers a crash course that came with some impressive party favors: real fossils. Through a four-day workshop in August 2017, called FOSSILs4Teachers...