Must-see: Dad, 6-year-old son find possible megalodon tooth on South Carolina beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A Virginia dad says he and his 6-year-old son made a prehistoric find during a recent trip to a South Carolina beach.

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According to WSET-TV, Brandon Overstreet and his son, Luke, of Bedford, Virginia, were searching for shark teeth at Myrtle Beach when they discovered what appeared to be a megalodon tooth.


"On our annual trip to Myrtle Beach, me and Luke always look for shark teeth. It's just our thing," Overstreet wrote Monday in a Facebook post. "Well, we stumbled upon a giant in the shell beds just outside of our hotel. Definitely a memory to last a lifetime!"

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On our annual trip to Myrtle Beach me and Luke always look for shark teeth. It's just our thing. Well we stumbled upon a...

Posted by Brandon Overstreet on Monday, July 22, 2019

According to the Florida Museum, the massive predators were "the largest shark to ever live in our oceans" and have been extinct for 2.6 million years.

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