A Giant Ginsu Shark from the Late Cretaceous Chalk of Kansas

Everhart Mike, Oceans of Kansas, Sternberg Museum of Natural History

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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Subject: Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Focus on the Cretaceous: PaleontologyKeyword: Cretoxyrhina mantelli Agassiz