Megalodon - King of the Oceans

Event information

Event type: Talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

Ticket prices:

Free, drop-in

There’s a reason they are called Megalodon. Meaning ‘big tooth’, this giant extinct shark makes the great white look like small fry.

At over 18 metres long, and with six-inch serrated teeth, Megalodon was a formidable predator and had a huge impact on the prehistoric oceans it called home. However, Megalodon isn’t the only extinct shark to turn heads and quicken the pulse. Cue Jaws music.

Take a closer look at shark fossils and learn more about past kings of the oceans with Museum scientist Emma Bernard. 

 

Event dates

How to find the Attenborough Studio

The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone. 

See the Museum map.

Nature Live

Find out more about upcoming topics and guests appearing on Nature Live, our free live show held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Attenborough Studio.