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A Giant Ginsu Shark from the Late Cretaceous Chalk of Kansas


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This site features a report on the historic 1891 discovery of a giant Cretaceous fossil shark (Cretoxyrhina) and the recent excavation of a similar specimen from the chalk deposits of Gove County, Kansas. Several photos, illustrations, references and relevant links accompany this thorough account of the shark's discovery and excavation.

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    Topics: Evolution and Adaptation, Earth's Resources, Life Sciences

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    • Interactives