Animal trivia: Helicoprion of strange prehistoric animals

Dunkleosteus may have been big, but Helicoprion holds this list’s top spot for most bizarre, sea-dwelling prehistoric creature.…

Dunkleosteus may have been big, but Helicoprion holds this list’s top spot for most bizarre, sea-dwelling prehistoric creature.

Animal trivia: Helicoprion of strange prehistoric animals
Animal trivia: Helicoprion of strange prehistoric animals

Helicoprion was an ancient shark-like fish with a modified jaw: its lower palate was a circular saw of teeth which could tear flesh from bone, grinding the flesh against its top teeth.

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