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Now: Large Shark Tooth
Then: Megalodon
During the Miocene period Bakersfield, California was a large ocean bay.  The "king" of the bay
was a gigantic shark known as Megalodon.  This monster of the deep was approximately 50 feet
long with a mouth full of 6 inch long teeth like the one pictured above.  His favorite food was
sea lions and whales.