CHILLING footage of an enormous shark prowling the ocean flooring has divided opinion as some argue it proves a prehistoric beast nonetheless exists.
Megalodons – which grew to 60ft and had a 10ft-wide mouth with 276 enamel – died out some three million years in the past.
However footage of a large shark on the backside of the Mariana Trench has reignited a debate as some customers are satisfied it’s proof the colossal creatures nonetheless exist.
The clip, that has reemerged from 2018, reveals the beast swimming over what seems to be an deserted shark cage.
One particular person commented: “Our oceans are enormous and there are huge areas which might be nonetheless unexplored.
“I would not be stunned if there are megs outs there.”
One other stated: “I believe they went deeper into the seas like the large squid which is why we by no means see them.”
However others say the creature is just a standard sleeper shark, which may survive at the least 2,000 metres beneath the floor.
It comes after a six-year-old boy discovered a tooth from a megalodon.
The uncommon 4in megalodon gnasher is 20million years outdated.
Sammy Shelton took it to high school and his Beaver Scouts.
He stated: “I’m more than happy and can be preserving it protected.”
His household had been strolling on Bawdsey seashore, Suffolk, simply after excessive tide on Might 1.
Dad Peter, 60, of Bradwell, Norfolk, stated: “Sammy hoped to seek out the odd shark tooth when he noticed this large one.
“We realised straightaway it was a megalodon’s however didn’t know the way uncommon they had been till we talked to different fossil hunters.
“Individuals had been getting fairly excited.”
Megalodons featured in Jason Statham’s 2018 flick The Meg.