What Drove The Megalodon   White Shark May Have

To Extinction? The Great

The Megalodon is

 known as the largest and most fearsome shark to ever roam the oceans

But an apex predator

 around today may be the reason why the ancient beast went extinct millions of years ago

the megalodon was around

20 million years ago and remained at the top of the shark food chain until it went extinct 3.6 million years ago

Megalodon has commonly

been depicted as a fearsome gigantic predatory shark in novels and movies

In 2019 study

raised the possibility of the evolution of the great white shark being a reason.

Researchers came to their

 conclusion by analyzing the zinc isotope ratios in shark teeth, the first time ever done so

Hueter Told CNN That Ocearch

Has tagged great white sharks as long as 17.5 feet and as heavy as 4,000 pounds, meaning Ironbound is of modest size.