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Helicoprion Shark at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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Helicoprion Shark at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum

This depiction of a Helicoprion Shark can be found at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum. This strange mouth shape is taken from fossils found - more information on the Helicoprion can be found here.

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Comment by Michael Weir
11th March 2008 - 2:02

I can't remember ever seeing a picture of a prehistoric shark. I love the mouth on it - wonder if it uncurls like a spring to catch small fish by surprise.

BTW, this collection of images is fantastic.

Comment by alissa bailon
7th April 2008 - 19:42

those pictures and videos were awesome.

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Comment by crystal taylor
25th April 2008 - 12:11

that shark is cool but is it rare!

Comment by wow!!!!!!!
27th November 2008 - 14:54

it's amazing wow!!!

Comment by kool
12th February 2009 - 15:06

wow that shark looks cool i would want to be in the jaws of that its really cool though

Comment by chelsea
21st April 2009 - 15:16


Comment by diana
13th March 2010 - 18:46

this is very freaky and kinda scary and i cant believe i'm saying this.

Comment by Taylorbug2215
14th March 2010 - 9:07

wow! i would never think there would be a shark like that befor! I like how its mouth curls! cool,awesome,wow!

Comment by Tyler
7th May 2010 - 18:43

It has never EXISTED!!!

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