The Megalodon went extinct 2.6 million years ago. This extinction is primarily attributed to a changing environment and cooling oceans worldwide. Megalodon could reach a maximum length of 50-60 feet long. Compare that to the largest great white sharks which reach a maximum size of 21 feet. The Megalodon's primary...
The largest Megalodon tooth ever found is 7.48 inches though teeth over 6 inches are very rare. The largest great white teeth were less than 3 inches.
Megalodon teeth are very heavy because they've been fossilized, that is the original material which made up the tooth as been replaced by minerals.
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