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Beryllium
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NoahMuns
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The existence of the extinct shark Carcharodon Megalodon

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Started: 9/3/2014 Category: Science
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Beryllium

Con

While many believe the ancient Megalodon shark still swims our oceans, I would like to say that while there are many theories on how this could be possible, there is no evidence, nor theories, that cannot be easily disproved on his existence.
NoahMuns

Pro

Many people do believe the megaldon exists and it very well could. The reasons for this are that
a.) We have only explored less then 5 percent of our oceans
b.) There are videos and pictures of whales with a good portion of there body bitten off
c.) This video https://www.youtube.com...
also watch the entire video other wise you may not see it.
Also the megaladon could exist because of global warming, which caused the water to rise which caused whales to migrate in warmer waters, which is the sharks main food source. Also marine biologists found a tooth to a megaladon that carbon dated to only 3,000 years ago (which was during the rule of Egypt's empire). The megalodon was said to have gone extinct 7million years ago.
Debate Round No. 1
Beryllium

Con

1. The 5% argument is irrelevant. Scientists have agreed that the Megalodon was confined to warm, coastal waters where food was plentiful. Those areas have been discovered and most of them completely mapped. That means that the shark would have been spotted by now.
2. The photos of whales are all proved to be hoaxes, just a quick research attempt will show you that.
3. That video used in discovery's fake documentary "Megalodon: the monster shark lives" is fake, along with any other "evidence" in that show as proved shortly after the show's airing.
4. The tooth, found in 1872, 150 years ago, using a method dependent on hundreds of variables. The Megalodon had thousands of teeth wash up on shore in its time, and if the Megalodon has been living in the oceans for 10,000 years then more teeth certainly would have turned up.

Sources:
http://www.fossilguy.com...
http://www.elasmo-research.org...
NoahMuns

Pro

You are right that was a hoax therefore I have nothing else to say, you a good debater.
Also you accepted a debate on my account and never got to it do you mind going finishing it.
Debate Round No. 2
Beryllium

Con

Thanks for debating! Sorry, I have to forfeit your debate because I was under the impression you were against fishing.
NoahMuns

Pro

That's fine. I'm definitely for fishing
Debate Round No. 3
Beryllium

Con

Beryllium forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 4
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Vote Placed by Truth_seeker 2 years ago
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