Mega Megalodon Mystery
The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) offers its fellows and interns a chance to do research with its immense collections. Dr. Meghan Balk, a Peter Buck Fellow at NMNH, and her intern, Jazmin Jones, a Lycoming College Junior, used the collections to test the hypothesis that small-bodied prey species evolve larger body sizes to escape predation through a study of Megalodon sharks.
The Smithsonian Ocean recently published an article highlighting the work of Dr. Balk and Jazmin.
Check out the full article here!