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Mystery Of The 25-Foot Ancient Spiral-Toothed Shark Solved?
2013-02-27 11:12:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Imagine a 25-foot-long shark, but instead of having a typical set of jaws, it packs a chainsaw-like ℠tongue´ full of razor-sharp teeth ready to slash through prey with ease. While it sounds like something straight out of a Killer B Movie, it is anything but. A group of American researchers has described just such a creature that lived about 270 million years ago based on the animal´s fossilized spiral set of teeth....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.