The Scientist Is In: Ancient Sharks!

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Fossil jaw of carcharodon megalodon shark is suspended from the ceiling in the Hall of Vertebrate Origins.

Join comparative biologist Allison Bronson, a graduate of the Museum’s Richard Gilder Graduate School, for a family-friendly close encounter with ancient sharks, including megalodon. You'll learn about present-day sharks’ ancestors, their senses and behavior, and how scientists use fossils to study some of these giant ancient predators and the places the use to inhabit.

How to Watch

Please RSVP for this free program, and the link to view will be included in your confirmation email. 

Stay in the loop for more upcoming events—sign up for our newsletter.