Megalodon Found? Hoax

Megalodon Found?  Hoax

Megalodon is theorized to live in hiding in deep ocean trenches, by people who do not understand it was a shallow warm water hunter. In a recent story, a claim is made by Pakistani fisherman that they caught one.

From The Islamabad Herald via World News Daily.

Karachi | A giant prehistoric shark previously thought to be extinct for more than 20 million years has been captured by local fishermen off the coast of Pakistan, reports the Islamabad Herald this morning.

“This is an incredible opportunity to work on a real specimen instead of trying to figure out the whole picture from different fossil composites” admits Smithsonian paleontologist Jeff Mayor, visibly enthused by the discovery.

The specimen was revealed not to be fully grown and is estimated to be 2 or 3 years old and already twice the size of a full grown white shark, which takes 5 years to reach its full growth.

A quick autopsy revealed the creature lives under great depths, feeding on giant squid and other fish not commonly found near the surface, which makes the discovery even more incredible to experts.

Sadly this story is a pure hoax, and people eager to believe have failed to read the disclaimer which is buried by the website only on it’s title page, and not included anywhere on its article pages.

World News Daily Report is a news and political satire web publication, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways. All news articles contained within worldnewsdailyreport.com are fiction, and presumably fake news. Any resemblance to the truth is purely coincidental, except for all references to politicians and/or celebrities, in which case they are based on real people, but still based almost entirely in fiction.

This story is making the rounds of Facebook without said disclaimer, but we are here to set the story straight.

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