Related to the Helicoprion, Edestus Giganteus was as terrifying as it was strange. Commonly referred to as the “scissor-tooth shark”, Edestus Giganteus had an interesting set of chompers.

Animal trivia: one of the strange prehistoric animals Edestus Giganteus
Animal trivia: one of the strange prehistoric animals Edestus Giganteus

Rather than replace its teeth as they wore out, it would grow new teeth and gums at the back of its mouth, pushing older teeth and gums out of its mouth. The older teeth would eventually protrude and hang out of its mouth.

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