Ancient megashark hunting grounds discovered in South Carolina was used 24 million years ago by juveniles to feast on easy prey
Approximately 87 teeth were found near Summerville, South Carolina in the fossil-rich Chandler Bridge Formation, along with the nearby Ashley Formation
Along with finding the third nursery in the world, the team also discovered the largest population of teeth belonging to juvenile Carcharocles angustidens – a predecessor of the megalodon
The research is based on 84 teeth that was gathered from Chandler Bridge Formation (pictured) and the three from Ashley formation
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