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Ancient carpet shark discovered with 'spaceship-shaped' teeth

Terra Daily Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Ancient carpet shark discovered with 'spaceship-shaped' teethRaleigh NC (SPX) Jan 22, 2019

The world of the dinosaurs just got a bit more bizarre with a newly discovered species of freshwater shark whose tiny teeth resemble the alien ships from the popular 1980s video game Galaga. Unlike its gargantuan cousin the megalodon, Galagadon nordquistae was a small shark (approximately 12 to 18 inches long), related to modern-day carpet sharks such as the "whiskered" wobbegong. Galagado
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News video: Why Do This Ancient Shark's Microscopic Teeth Look Just Like the Spaceships in Galaga?

▶ Why Do This Ancient Shark's Microscopic Teeth Look Just Like the Spaceships in Galaga? 01:02

Take a look at the microscopic teeth of an ancient carpet shark whose existence has just been discovered. And, honestly, it kind of looks like the catfish’s mean uncle.

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