Open in the curiosity app
Share the knowledge!

Hunting Down an Ancient 'Buzzsaw Killer': The Helicoprion

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Many helicoprion lived in the Phosphoria Sea, which covered what is now southeastern Idaho. 00:21

  2. See a 3D-printed model of the helicoprion's jaws and tooth whorl: 01:18

  3. Little wear has been found on fossilized helicoprion teeth, suggesting that they ate boneless prey such as squid. 01:50

Advertisement

If you liked this you'll love our podcast! Check it out on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, search 'curiosity' on your favorite podcast app or add the RSS Feed URL.

Explore Related Subjects
Dating
Genetics
Magnets
Prime Numbers